Gatzara,

Wang, Xinli, Ao, Weiguang, Wang, Zhiliang & Wan, Xia, 2012, Review of the genus Gatzara Navás, 1915 from China (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae), Zootaxa 3408, pp. 34-46: 36

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.213993

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B1DE5B-1956-FFE8-24AE-88C6FA327651

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Plazi

scientific name

Gatzara
status

 

Key to the species of Gatzara  from China

1. Wings with large brown spots........................................................................... 2

- Wings without obvious markings, only venation and some area surrounding veins alternate between dark and light........ 5

2. The spot on the area of rhegma of hindwings is twice as large as that of forewings, away from the outer margin ( Fig. 5 -AView FIGURE 5. A – D).............................................................................................. G. qiongana 

- The spot on the area of rhegma of hindwings is three time larger than that of forewings, near or extending to the outer margin.................................................................................................... 3

3. Head vertex with a pair of transverse stripes near the eyes and a pair of longitudinal black spots near middle ( Fig. 2 -BView FIGURE 2. A – D)................................................................................................ G. decorilla 

- Head vertex with complex pattern........................................................................ 4

4. Head vertex with dense small brown spots ( Fig. 3 -BView FIGURE 3. A – D), forewing longer than 38 mm ........................ G. decorosa 

- Head vertex with five pale brown and five dark brown transverse stripes, forewing shorter than 35 mm ........ G. petrophila 

5. Wings long and narrow, outer margin smooth, apex of hindwing without dark stripe ( Fig. 1 -AView FIGURE 1. A – D)............ G. angulineura 

- Wings wide, outer margin somewhat concave, apex of hindwings with a distinct dark stripe ( Fig. 4 -AView FIGURE 4. A – E)......... G. nigrivena