Diplectrona Neboiss,

Wells, Alice & Contents, Arturs Neboiss Table Of, 2018, Australian Diplectroninae reviewed (Insecta: Trichoptera), with description of 21 new species, most referred to a new genus, Zootaxa 4415 (1), pp. 1-44: 7

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4415.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5DAA824F-BCBD-47FF-9948-F7EC45829AEB

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D65762-3355-3F39-908B-20FB9ACFBC92

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scientific name

Diplectrona Neboiss
status

 

Key to adult males of Diplectrona Neboiss 

1 Distal portion of phallic apparatus heavily sclerotised, ventrally presenting smoothly rounded shiny dark surface (grey area in Fig. 14View FIGURES 10–16; Fig. 45View FIGURES 32–48), produced apicodorsally into pair of spines ( Figs 14–15View FIGURES 10–16, 46View FIGURES 32–48)............... Diplectrona willandi  sp. nov.

-. Distal portion of phallic apparatus membranous, with or without discrete sclerotised spines and/or spicules distally (e.g., Figs 3, 6View FIGURES 1–9, 42)............................................................................................. 2

2(1) Coxopodites of gonopods each at least 4x length of its harpago ( Figs 32–33, 42–43View FIGURES 32–48, Neboiss 2003: fig. 22D)............ 3

-. Coxopodites of gonopods not more than 3x as long as harpagones............................................... 5

3(2) Phallic apparatus bearing complex of sclerotised rods and spines ( Figs 32, 34View FIGURES 32–48)............. Diplectrona castanea Kimmins 

-. Phallic apparatus without complex of sclerotised rods and spines, bearing clusters of spicules distally................... 4

4(3) Lobes laterally on abdominal tergites IX/X not reaching apex of tergite X ( Neboiss 2003, fig. 23A)................................................................................................... Diplectrona serrula (Neboiss) 

-. Lobes laterally on abdominal tergites IX/X projecting beyond apex of tergite X ( Fig. 43View FIGURES 32–48; Neboiss 2003, fig. 22D).................................................................................. Diplectrona tasmanica Jacquemart 

5(2) In ventral view one pair of prominent, sclerotised phallic spines dorsolaterally, small stout spines at their bases, in lateral view longer spines strongly curved dorsad............................................... Diplectrona spinata (Banks)  *

-. In ventral view one small median spine and 2 pairs subequal sclerotised spines, usually directed laterad................................................................................................ Diplectrona inermis (Banks)