Trichomyia longa Araújo & Bravo, Araujo & Bravo, 2016

Araújo, Maíra Xavier & Bravo, Freddy, 2016, Description of fourty four new species, taxonomic notes and identification key to Neotropical Trichomyia Haliday in Curtis (Diptera: Psychodidae, Trichomyiinae), Zootaxa 4130 (1), pp. 1-76: 28-30

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4130.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:10239517-A20C-4C42-BFD7-8AC6079C76A2

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A7ED58-F85D-6C0E-6B98-F8BCB978AF12

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Plazi

scientific name

Trichomyia longa Araújo & Bravo
status

sp. nov.

Trichomyia longa Araújo & Bravo   sp. nov.

( Figs. 12 A –H View FIGURES 12 A – H )

Diagnosis. Gonocoxites with two elongated arms, one pilose and one bare, both curved; aedeagal complex with two pairs of projections, the dorsal smaller than ventral projection, distally curved to the midline; ejaculatory apodeme short, 1.2 times the length of gonostylus, cercus with apical rod-like bristles.

Description. Male. Head subcircular in frontal view. Antenna with 13 flagellomeres; scape shorter than the subspherical pedicel; flagellomeres pyriform ( Fig. 12 B View FIGURES 12 A – H ); 13 th flagellomere subcylindrical with terminal apiculus separated by a suture ( Fig. 12 C View FIGURES 12 A – H ); ascoids paired, 1.4 times the length of flagellomeres ( Fig. 12 A View FIGURES 12 A – H ). Palpus with three segments; 1 st segment with sensilla in depressed pit on medial surface; palpus formula 1.0: 0.7: 0.8 ( Fig. 12 D View FIGURES 12 A – H ). Wing. R 4 + 5 incomplete at base; r-m and m-cu absent ( Fig. 12 E View FIGURES 12 A – H ). Male terminalia: Hypandrium fused with gonocoxites. Gonocoxites with two elongated arms, one pilose and one bare, both curved. Gonostylus articulated ventrally to gonocoxite, bare, subrectangular in lateral view ( Figs. 12 F, 12 H View FIGURES 12 A – H ). Aedeagal complex with two pairs of projections, the dorsal smaller than ventral; the dorsal projection distally curved to the midline. Aedeagus simple ( Fig. 12 F View FIGURES 12 A – H ). Ejaculatory apodeme short, 1.2 times the length of gonostylus. Epandrium pilose, wider than long. Cercus pilose ( Fig. 12 G View FIGURES 12 A – H ), subelliptical in lateral view with a group of apical, thick bristles. Hypoproct with apical micropilosity ( Fig. 12 H View FIGURES 12 A – H ).

Female. Unknown.

Material examined. Brazil, Bahia, Porto Seguro municipality, Estação Vera Cruz, holotype ♂, 05.XII. 2002, F.

Bravo leg. ( MZFS); 1 paratype ♂ same locality, date and collector than holotype ( MZFS). Etymology. The epithet longa   refers to the elongated arms of gonocoxite. Distribution. Brazil—Bahia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Trichomyia