Calycomyza hyptidis Spencer, 1966,

Monteiro, Nilton Juvencio Santiago, Barbosa, Rodrigo Rendeiro & Esposito, Maria Cristina, 2019, Agromyzidae (Diptera: Schizophora) in the state of Pará: new species and new records in Brazil, Zootaxa 4624 (2), pp. 151-182: 162

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4624.2.1

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scientific name

Calycomyza hyptidis Spencer, 1966
status

 

Calycomyza hyptidis Spencer, 1966 

Calycomyza hyptidis Spencer, 1966: 66  ; Spencer & Stegmaier, 1973: 74; Esposito, 1994: 114; Sousa & Couri, 2013: 211.

Diagnosis. Wing length 1.8–2.1 mm. Fronto-orbital yellowish, faintly darkened to upper fronto-orbital seta; face greyish in upper half, yellow below; pedicel black; leg brown, with apex of femur and base of tibia yellow in the fore leg; calypter greyish with margin black, fringe black. Aedeagus (Fig. 177 and 178 in Spencer & Stegmaier, 1973): basiphallus moderately sclerotized, with a long extension distally; mesophallus wide basally, about same length as distiphallus; distiphallus strongly sclerotized, forming two tubes projecting upward.

Host-plants. Lamiaceae— Hyptis pectinate  L., Hyptis capitate Jacq.  , Hyptis mutabilis (Rich.)  ; Marsypianthes chamaedrys (Vahl.) Kuntze  , Ocimum basilicum  L., Salvia  sp.

Distribution. Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin, USA, Venezuela.

Material examined. BRAZIL, Pará state, Belém: Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia ( UFRA), 1º27′13.8″S, 48º26′43.8″W, 30-XII-1993, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Hyptis mutabilis  (♂)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 30-XII-1993, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Hyptis mutabilis  (2 ♀)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 01-II-1994, M.C. Es- posito [collector], ex leaf of Marsypianthes chamaedrys  (♂)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 01-II-1994, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Hyptis mutabilis  (2 ♀)GoogleMaps  ; Parque Zoobotânico do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi ( MPEG), 1º27′09.9″S, 48º28′35.6″W, 23-IX-1992, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Marsypianthes chamaedrys  (3 ♂)GoogleMaps  ; same location, 23-IX-1992, M.C. Esposito [collector], ex leaf of Marsypianthes chamaedrys  (8 ♀)GoogleMaps  .

Comments. Calycomyza hyptidis  is an oligophagous species, associated with several Lamiaceae  genera. Larvae form irregular  , star-shaped mines, with frass deposited in the center. Adults can be easily differentiated from other species of this genus by the characteristic shape of the aedeagus.

MPEG

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Agromyzidae

Genus

Calycomyza

Loc

Calycomyza hyptidis Spencer, 1966

Monteiro, Nilton Juvencio Santiago, Barbosa, Rodrigo Rendeiro & Esposito, Maria Cristina 2019
2019
Loc

Calycomyza hyptidis Spencer, 1966: 66

Sousa, V. R. & Couri, M. C. 2013: 211
Esposito, M. C. 1994: 114
Spencer, K. A. & Stegmaier, C. E. Jr. 1973: 74
Spencer, K. A. 1966: 66
1966