Chonocephalus kreuterae, Disney, 2008

Disney, R. H. L., 2008, Review of Neotropical Chonocephalus Wandolleck (Diptera: Phoridae), Zootaxa 1772 (1), pp. 1-54 : 24

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1772.1.1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5124063

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C36887E2-8732-FF9F-AD94-FB4CFB2BF92E

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Chonocephalus kreuterae
status

sp. nov.

Chonocephalus kreuterae sp. nov.

( Figs 75–76 View FIGURES 75–76 )

The name refers to Annica Kreuter a collector of this and other species in Costa Rica.

Male. Length and greatest breadth of postpedicel subequal. LP a short tubercle with two bristles only and lying clear of the adjacent field of microsetae, and there is no ridge running from socket of S above this process ( Fig. 75 View FIGURES 75–76 ). Hypandrium as Fig. 76 View FIGURES 75–76 , with its right lobe deflected towards the vestigial left gonopod and its left lobe long and ending in a finely tapered point. Wing 1.2–1.3 mm long. Costal index 0.55–0.56. Vein 3 with a terminal vesicle which extends well beyond tip of costa. All tibiae are brown.

Material. Holotype male, Costa Rica, Puntarenas, Las Cruces Biological Station , 8.80 o N, 82.97 o W, 1200 m, Malaise trap, 14–19 September 2005, G. Kung & A. Kreuter ( CUMZ, 26-77) GoogleMaps . Paratypes 2 males as holotype (except one LACM) ; 3 males, same locality, etc., but 7–17 November 2005 ( CUMZ, LACM, 26-81) ; 1 male, Cart. Turrialba, CATIE, 600 m, 28 February 1980, H. & A. Howden ( DEBU, 14-61) .

CUMZ

Cameroon University, Museum of Zoology

LACM

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

DEBU

Ontario Insect Collection, University of Guelph

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Phoridae

Genus

Chonocephalus