Tomosvaryella venezuelana Ale-Rocha, 1993

Ramos-Pastrana, Yardany & Rafael, José Albertino, 2021, Tomosvaryella Aczél (Diptera: Pipunculidae) of Colombia, with description of two new species, Zootaxa 4985 (1), pp. 37-68: 60-61

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4985.1.2

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5217430

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scientific name

Tomosvaryella venezuelana Ale-Rocha, 1993
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Tomosvaryella venezuelana Ale-Rocha, 1993  

Figs 120–131 View FIGURES 120–123 View FIGURES 124–131 , 133 View FIGURE 133

Tomosvaryella venezuelana Ale-Rocha, 1993: 263   , figs 8–14; Ale-Rocha, 1996: 185; Ale-Rocha & Souza, 2011: 297, figs 31, 94, 96; Rodriguez & Rafael, 2012: 38.

Diagnosis. Male. Postcranium with lower half grayish-pruinose, upper half dark-brownish pruinose ( Fig. 120 View FIGURES 120–123 ). Tergite 1 entirely grayish-pruinose ( Fig. 121 View FIGURES 120–123 ). Hind trochanter with small protuberance ( Figs 122–123 View FIGURES 120–123 ). Tarsi brown ( Fig. 123 View FIGURES 120–123 ). Tergites and sternites 6 and 7 as in Fig. 124 View FIGURES 124–131 . Surstyli asymmetrical, nearly same length, having hookedtips, left surstylus with external margin somewhat straight, right surtylus with external margin curved ( Figs 125– 126 View FIGURES 124–131 ), in lateral view left surstylus with dorsal margin straight ( Fig. 127 View FIGURES 124–131 ), right surstylus distinctly dorsally lobate ( Fig. 128 View FIGURES 124–131 ). Phallic guide with apex elongated, angled at about 55 degrees ( Fig. 129 View FIGURES 124–131 ). Phallus with distinct ventral projection before trifurcation, two branches with stout reclined spines ( Fig. 129 View FIGURES 124–131 ). Ejaculatory apodeme sandalshaped, darker near base ( Fig. 130 View FIGURES 124–131 ). Gonopods asymmetrical, left gonopod shorter ( Fig. 131 View FIGURES 124–131 ).

Material examined. COLOMBIA, Magdalena, PNN[Parque Nacional Natural] Tayrona, Neguanje , 11º20’N / 74º02’W, 10 m [eters], Malaise, 28.vii.–18.viii.2001, R. Henriquez leg, “M2019” (1♂, LEUA) (photographed specimen); “ idem, (1♂, INPA)”; “ idem, 17–27.ix.2001, “M2136” (1♂, IAvH)”. GoogleMaps  

Geographical distribution. Venezuela; Colombia (new record), Magdalena, Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona ( Fig. 133 View FIGURE 133 ).

Habitat. The specimens were collected with Malaise traps at ground level at the reserve Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, where the vegetation is composed of thorny bushes, and in the tropical dry forests of the Caribbean region of Colombia.

Comments. The studied specimens are similar and longer in comparison with the holotype illustrated by Ale- Rocha (1993).

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Pipunculidae

Genus

Tomosvaryella

Loc

Tomosvaryella venezuelana Ale-Rocha, 1993

Ramos-Pastrana, Yardany & Rafael, José Albertino 2021
2021
Loc

Tomosvaryella venezuelana

Rodriguez, H. C. & Rafael, J. A. 2012: 38
Ale-Rocha, R. & Souza, B. B. 2011: 297
Ale-Rocha, R. 1996: 185
Ale-Rocha, R. 1993: 263
1993