Styringomyia mystica Alexander, 1945, Alexander, 1945

Ribeiro, Guilherme Cunha, 2003, Systematics of the Neotropical species of Styringomyia Loew (Diptera: Tipulomorpha: Limoniidae), Zootaxa 253, pp. 1-35: 13-15

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Styringomyia mystica Alexander, 1945
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Styringomyia mystica Alexander, 1945  

Styringomyia mystica Alexander, 1945 b: 241   , Figure 7 View FIGURE 7 (male terminalia); 261 (description).

MATERIAL EXAMINED. Holotype. Male, Peru, Junin, Satipo (10 º 19 S, 74 º 23 W), 800­900 m, February 5, 1940. P. Paprzychi ( USNM). Part of the specimen pinned with allotype; other parts and terminalia mounted on slide. Allotype. Female, same data of holotype ( USNM). Paratype. 1 Male, Peru, Junin, Satipo, 800­900 m, February 5, 1940. P. Paprzychi ( USNM). Additional material. 3 males and 5 females, PERU: Madre de Dios, Parque Manu, Pakitza, 11 º 56 S, 71 º 18 W, 250m, stream @ Tr 1­13, IX­ 20­23 ­ 1989; MT, N. Adams ( ANSP); 1 mating pair and 3 females, PERU: Madre de Dios, Parque Manu, Pakitza, 11 º 56 S, 71 º 18 W, 250m, stream @ Tr. 2­12, IX­ 16­1989, LT, Gelhaus & Epstein # 440 ( ANSP); 1 female, PERU: Madre de Dios, Parque Manu, Pakitza, 11 º 56 S, 71 º 18 W, 250m, Qda. Claro @ Tr 1­13, IX­ 8­1989, at dusk, J. Gelhaus # 435 ( ANSP).

DESCRIPTION. Dimensions. See Table I. Morphology. Ninth sternite: trilobulate; medial lobe smaller than lateral lobes, narrowing gradually toward tip. Tenth tergite ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 18 ­ 25 ): posterior margin rounded. Gonocoxite ( Figs. 26­27 View FIGURE 26 View FIGURE 27 ): distal half conical, abruptly narrowed, bearing two long and stout hairs at apex, and a stout, shorter and curved hair at an apical protuberance of ventral margin; other hairs slender, variable in length, the longest along the lateral margin. Gonostylus ( Figs 10 View FIGURES 10 ­ 13 , 26­27 View FIGURE 26 View FIGURE 27 ): with four extensions; extension I ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 10 ­ 13 , I) very enlarged and sclerotized, bearing a long and a stout spine­like hair; extension II ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 10 ­ 13 , II) weakly sclerotized, shorter than the others, bearing long and stout spine­like hair at apex; extension III ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 10 ­ 13 , III) longer than the others, strongly sclerotized; extension IV ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 10 ­ 13 , IV) more slender than the others, strongly sclerotized. Aedeagal sheath ( Figs. 26­27 View FIGURE 26 View FIGURE 27 ): a pair of lateral lobes present; dorsal crest three­pointed; medial point posterior in relation to the others; ventral branches long, narrowing gradually toward tip. Female cercus: narrowing abruptly toward tip; ventral margin gently curved, not constricted.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

ANSP

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Limoniidae

Genus

Styringomyia

Loc

Styringomyia mystica Alexander, 1945

Ribeiro, Guilherme Cunha 2003
2003
Loc

Styringomyia mystica

Alexander 1945: 241
1945