Mesembrinella carvalhoi (Wolff, Ramos-Pastrana & Pujol-Luz, 2013)

Whitworth, Terry L. & Yusseff-Vanegas, Sohath, 2019, A revision of the genera and species of the Neotropical family Mesembrinellidae (Diptera: Oestroidea), Zootaxa 4659 (1), pp. 1-146: 59-60

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4659.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:57309E14-0330-4ED7-BCDA-355EE6618215

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5587007

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DA87E6-0F00-FFEE-FF19-BFD63607FE1C

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Plazi

scientific name

Mesembrinella carvalhoi (Wolff, Ramos-Pastrana & Pujol-Luz, 2013)
status

 

Mesembrinella carvalhoi (Wolff, Ramos-Pastrana & Pujol-Luz, 2013)  

Giovanella carvalhoi Wolff et al., 2013b: 130   . Holotype male (CEUA), not examined. Type locality: Florencia , Caquetá, Colombia.

Giovanella carvalhoi: Wolff & Kosmann (2016: 866) View Cited Treatment   ; Marinho et al. (2017: tab. 1).

Huascaromusca carvalhoi: Wolff et al. (2017: 253)   , new combination.

Mesembrinella carvalhoi: Cerretti et al. (2017   : tab. 2).

Diagnosis. A medium-sized dark blue fly with pale tomentum, T1+2 and anterior portion of T3 yellowish. Anterior spiracle yellow-orange, posterior spiracle dark brown; legs including femora entirely dark brown; epandrium, cerci and surstyli as in Wolff et al. (2013b: figs 10–11).

Redescription. [Summarized from Wolff et al. (2013b: figs 1–11); this species is similar to M. bolivar   , see comparison under that species.] Thorax with black [blue-black according to figs 1–3 in Wolff et al. (2013b)] mesonotum and white tomentum with well-defined stripes. Chaetotaxy: ac 0:0, dc 1:2, ia 0:1, ph 1, ppn 2x 2, disc absent; anterior spiracle yellow-orange, posterior spiracle dark brown; T5 without discal setae; T4 with marginal setae. Wing mostly hyaline, veins faintly infuscated. Epandrium, cerci and surstyli in left lateral view with surstylus curved backward, cercus with apical hook ( Wolff et al. 2013b: fig. 10); in posterior view, cerci broad at base and tapering to a point, with sinuous curve midway ( Wolff et al. 2013b: fig. 11). Phallus in lateral with moderate sized epiphallus curving backward ( Wolff et al. 2013b: figs 8–9).

Material examined. None (no specimens could be obtained for examination).

Distribution. Colombia.

Remarks. Morphologically, this species appears to be closely related to M. bolivar   (see Diagnosis of that species). No specimens were barcoded.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Calliphoridae

Genus

Mesembrinella

Loc

Mesembrinella carvalhoi (Wolff, Ramos-Pastrana & Pujol-Luz, 2013)

Whitworth, Terry L. & Yusseff-Vanegas, Sohath 2019
2019
Loc

Huascaromusca carvalhoi:

Wolff, M. & Ramos-Pastrana, Y. & Marinho, M. A. T. & Amorim, D. 2017: 253
2017
Loc

Giovanella carvalhoi:

Wolff, M. & Kosmann, C. 2016: 866
2016
Loc

Giovanella carvalhoi Wolff et al., 2013b: 130

Wolff, M. & Ramos-Pastrana, Y. & Pujol-Luz, J. R. 2013: 130
2013