Basilia ruiae Graciolli,

Graciolli, Gustavo, 2003, Two new species of Basilia Miranda-Ribeiro, 1903 (Diptera: Nycteribiidae), members of the ferruginea group, from Southern Brazil, Zootaxa 261 (1), pp. 1-7: 4-5

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.261.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:35ECC064-8AFA-485D-AD8B-90C3CDE7C3B5

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5095592

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DF9347-FF95-FFDB-FEBD-2FD60C20FDE0

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scientific name

Basilia ruiae Graciolli
status

sp. nov.

Basilia ruiae Graciolli  , sp. nov. ( Figs. 2View FIGURES 1­2, 5, 7View FIGURES 4­7, 9View FIGURES 8­9)

Basilia sp.  , Graciolli et al., 2002: 403 (record).

Description. Female. Head – Vertex with 15 setae near anterior margin, between eyes. Anterior margin of each genae with 7 to 9 setae. Post­gena with 2 setae. Eyes with 2 lenses on a pigmented base. Thorax – Much wider than long. Posterior part of mesonotum with a medial dorsal process. Ten to 11 notopleural setae. Thoracic ctenidium with 20 spines. Tibiae scalpel­shaped, with 4 conspicuous ventro­distal rows of setae, the proximal being the least conspicuous ( Fig. 2View FIGURES 1­2). Femora without sensory hairs ( Fig. 2View FIGURES 1­2). Sternal plate wider than long. Abdomen – Tergite I wider than long. Tergite II longitudinally divided; each half ending posteriorly as a lobe with 8­9 long, thick setae and 7 spine­like setae. Anal segment nearly parallel­sided with numerous long, thick setae on each side of mid­line. Dorsal connexivum with both long and medium pustulate setae between tergite II and anal segment ( Fig. 5View FIGURES 4­7). Sternite I with 5 setae. Sternite II wider than long, ctenidium with 70­72 spines. Sternites V and VI divided. Sternite V divided into 2 elliptical sclerites, each with 15 setae; 6 setae between sclerites. Sternite VI with inner side longer than outer side. Sternite VII with undivided and unpigmented discal area ( Fig. 7View FIGURES 4­7). Genital plate small, with 2 setae. Anal sclerite with 2 setae. Adanal plates triangular with rounded posterior margin; each plate bearing 4 setae.

Male. Head – As in female. Thorax – Much wider than long. Posterior mesonotum with medial­dorsal process. Ten to 11 notopleural setae. Thoracic ctenidium with 24 spines. Femora II and III with bare anterior surface lacking sensory hairs near base. Tibiae scalpel­shaped, bearing 4 conspicuous ventro­distal rows of setae, the proximal of which is least conspicuous. Abdomen – Tergites I, II and VII with discal setae. Sternite II wider than long, ctenidium with 60 spines. Sternite V with 2 rows of 15 and 12 spine­like setae. Genitalia with curved aedeagal apodeme ( Fig. 9View FIGURES 8­9). Aedeagus small, parallel­sided, serrated dorsally and ventrally. Phallobase with 2 setae. Parameres with rounded base, the apical end of which bears 2 patches of 6 and 4 setae anterior and posterior, respectively.

Type material: Holotype, female ex. Myotis ruber (E. Geoffroy, 1806)  , BRAZIL: Rio Grande do Sul: Maquiné, Estação de Pesquisa e Produção de Maquiné da Fundação de Pesquisa Agropecuária da Secretaria do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (FEPAGRO) (29º40´30´´S, 50º12´26´´W), 09.i.2001, (A.M. Rui, leg.), ( DZUP)GoogleMaps  . Paratypes: female (in slide), same data as the holotype ( DZUP); female (on slide) ex. M. ruber  , BRAZILGoogleMaps  : São Paulo: Capão Bonito, Parque Estadual Intervales (24º12´­ 24º25´S, 48º03´­ 48º30´W), 16.iii.1999, (F.C. Passos & W.A. Pedro, leg.) ( DZUP); female and male (on slide) ex. M. ruber  GoogleMaps  , São Paulo: Ribeirão Grande, CC  Nassau, córrego Fernandes (24º08´S, 48º19´W), 14.x.2002, (J. Quadros, leg.); female ex. M. ruber  GoogleMaps  , Paraná: Fazenda Rio Grande, Fazenda Gralha Azul (25º39´33´´S, 49º16´28´´W), 11.v.2002, (G. Bianconi, leg.), ( DZUP)GoogleMaps  .

Etymology. The specific epithet gives homage to Ana Maria Rui, a Brazilian researcher who has greatly inspired studies of bat flies in southern Brazil.

DZUP

Universidade Federal do Parana, Colecao de Entomologia Pe. Jesus Santiago Moure

CC

CSIRO Canberra Rhizobium Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hippoboscidae

Genus

Basilia