Peyerimhoffia yunnana, Shi, Kai, Huang, Junhao, Zhang, Sujiong & Wu, Hong, 2014

Shi, Kai, Huang, Junhao, Zhang, Sujiong & Wu, Hong, 2014, Taxonomy of the genus Peyerimhoffia Kieffer from Mainland China, with a description of seven new species (Diptera, Sciaridae), ZooKeys 382, pp. 67-83 : 74-77

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.382.4948

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/7FEE26A1-7F74-462F-8C00-6E045E6DC32E

taxon LSID

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scientific name

Peyerimhoffia yunnana
status

sp. n.

Peyerimhoffia yunnana sp. n. Figs 6, 8F, 9

Specimens examined.

Holotype, male. CHINA. Yunnan province, Honghe, Lvcun, Mt. Huanglianshan, Yakou, 1950 m, sweep-net, 8.V.2011, Yan Li [SM01589].

Description (male).

Head dark brown; antenna, thorax, abdomen and hypopygium brown; palp pale brown; legs yellowish-brown; wings fumose. Head (Fig. 6C, D). Eye bridge with 3 rows of facets. Prefrons with 11 setae. Clypeus with 1 seta. Maxillary palp 3-segmented, segment 1 with 4 setae. Length/width of 4th flagellomere: 4.37. Thorax. Anterior pronotum with 6 setae, episternum 1 with 4 setae. Wings (Fig. 8F). Wing length 2.06 mm, width/length: 0.44. c/w: 0.59. R1/R: 0.67. M, Cu, stM and r-m nonsetose. Legs (Fig. 6E). Front tibia with non-bordered prolateral patch of 4 modified setae in low. Length of spur/width of foretibia 1.38. Length of femur/length of metatarsus: foreleg 1.34. Length of metatarsus/length of tibia: foreleg 0.54, hind leg 0.49. Length of hind tibia/length of thorax 1.68. Hypopygium (Fig. 6A, B). Sternite 10 with one seta on each half.

Distribution.

China (Yunnan, Fig. 9).

Remarks.

This species is unique in having the light-colored gonostylar apical tooth, which is not scleritised.

Etymology.

This species is named after its type locality, Yunnan province, China.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Sciaridae

Genus

Peyerimhoffia