Tonnoiriella filistylis Vaillant & Moubayed, 1987,

Wagner, Rüdiger & Withers, Phil, 2020, The West-Palearctic species of the genus Tonnoiriella Vaillant, 1971 (Diptera: Psychodidae, Psychodinae), Zootaxa 4728 (2), pp. 183-210: 202

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4728.2.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:AE4F8089-7D2E-4ABA-AA09-CD504705788A

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/784D878B-601F-2106-8FF1-00F4FD358CBD

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scientific name

Tonnoiriella filistylis Vaillant & Moubayed, 1987
status

 

Tonnoiriella filistylis Vaillant & Moubayed, 1987 

( Figs. 41, 42View FIGURES 32–42)

Tonnoiriella filistylis Vaillant & Moubayed, 1987  : Annales de Limnol 23 (2): 124–125.

Material: Holotype, 1♂ collected near Hermel , Lebanon, collected near the spring of a small affluent of the Orontes river at 650 m a.s.l. (17 May 1982) leg. Moubayed (specimen not in the collection Vaillant, probably lost). 

Description: Head with eyebridge of 3 facet rows. Antenna with scape and pedicel broader than long, only 3 flagellomeres existent; relative length: 24-23-19-20-22-? Palpus with only 3 segments remaining, relative length: 34-40-38-?.

Wing length 2.1 mm; relation length by width 2.95

Male terminalia ( Fig. 42View FIGURES 32–42) with hypandrium linguiform prolonged in the middle. Gonocoxites approximately 1.8x longer than wide; gonostyli longer than gonocoxites, almost straight, apical section suddenly thinner, flattened and with of 4 setae bases in line that are in contact to each other ( Fig. 41View FIGURES 32–42).

Epandrium rhomboid, apically converging; epandrial processes basally swollen, apically with 3 feathered tenacula, one long and 2 short.

Distribution: Lebanon, known only from the type locality Hermel, collected on the bank of a small tributary of the Orontes river in May 1982.

Remarks: The species is well characterized by the medially prolonged hypandrium, the elongate gonostylus with seta bases in line and the short basally swollen epandrial processes with 3 tenacula, 1 long, 2 short. The whereabouts of the sole holotype specimen is unknown. It is not in the Vaillant collection in the Lausanne Museum, nor is it in the personal collection of Moubayed.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae

Genus

Tonnoiriella

Loc

Tonnoiriella filistylis Vaillant & Moubayed, 1987

Wagner, Rüdiger & Withers, Phil 2020
2020
Loc

Tonnoiriella filistylis

Vaillant & Moubayed 1987
1987