Pattonella (Peckia) lutzi, (Lopes, 1958)

Camargo, Sofia Lins Leal Xavier De, Carvalho-Filho, Fernando Da Silva & Esposito, Maria Cristina, 2018, The genus Peckia Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) in the Brazilian Amazon: a new species, new records, descriptions of female terminalia and key to species, Zootaxa 4483 (1), pp. 1-35: 23

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Pattonella (Peckia) lutzi


Peckia (Peckia) lutzi ( Lopes, 1958) 

( Figs 17 View Figure , 87–92 View Figure , 117 View Figure )

Description of female terminalia. Posterior margin of T5 triangular, brown, with golden microtrichosity dorsally and silver spots laterally ( Figs 90–92 View Figure ). T6 divided into two halves, yellow, with golden microtrichosity restricted to anterior half and a row of setae near posterior margin. Spiracles 6 and 7 located on T6. T8 absent ( Figs 87, 90 View Figure ). Epiproct not sclerotized, represented by a row of long and fine setae. Cercus covered with long and fine setae. Hypoproct not sclerotized, represented by a row of long and fine setae ( Fig. 88 View Figure ). ST6 wider than long, with posterior margin wider than anterior margin, covered with few setulae and with thicker setae near posterior margin. ST7 and ST8 fused, almost square ( Fig. 87 View Figure ). Spermathecae globular, with a small rounded chamber where they receive the spermathecal duct ( Fig. 89 View Figure ).

Type material examined. Paratypes: 2 ♂♂ ( MPEGAbout MPEG), labeled as follows: Urumajó mun. [=município] de Bragança / Pará 18/ 21-IX-56 [=1956] / E. Lobato [collector] // Paraprissopoda / lutzi  / Det. H.S. Lopes // PARATYPUS.

Additional material examined. BOLIVIA. Santa Cruz de la Siera, XII.1956, H. M. Alvarenga (1 ♀, MNRJAbout MNRJ)  . BRAZIL. Pará: Bragança , 21.IX.1956, leg. E. Lobato (2 ♀♀, MNRJAbout MNRJ)  ; Bragança, Ilha Canelas , 0°47'06"S 46°43'41"W, 2–6.XI.1997, oceanic side of island, leg. I.S. Gorayeb, J.M.F. Ribeiro, P. Torres & N. Bittencourt (1 ♂, MPEGAbout MPEG)GoogleMaps  ; same data but continental side of island, in mangrove (1 ♂, MPEGAbout MPEG)GoogleMaps  ; same data but 8–13.XI.1997, oceanic side of island, in mangrove, suspended trap at a height of 1.6 m, leg. N. Bittencourt (2 ♂♂, MPEGAbout MPEG)GoogleMaps  ; Primavera, Quatipuru, Fazenda [= farm] Feitoria , 28–30.XI.1992, suspended trap at a height of 1.6 m, leg. J. Dias (1 ♂, MPEGAbout MPEG)  .

Distribution in Brazil. Pará, Rio de Janeiro.

Remarks. See remarks under P. (P.) hillifera  . This species is apparently associated with coastal environments such as beaches and mangrove forests. One male (not listed above) was found visiting the flower of a mangrove tree ( Avicennia  sp.: Acanthaceae  ) by FSCF.


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