Duplex weintraubi Fibiger
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|Duplex weintraubi Fibiger|
Duplex weintraubi Fibiger , new species
( Plate 10, figure 5; male genit. plate 19, figure 6)
Material examined. Holotype. Male, East Timor, Cova-Lima District, Tilomar , 17 km W Suai, 40 m, 18.viii.1990, leg. J. Weintraub & Agosti, genit. prep. 6057 M. Fibiger, coll. ANIC.
Diagnosis. Imago (external). Wingspan: 8 mm.
Labial palps: grey, third segment half length of second, third segment only slightly narrower than second.
Head, thorax, and ground colour forewing, including fringes: grey or blackish grey.
Forewing: grey in basal, subterminal, and terminal areas, including fringes; medial area dark brown (apo.).
Reniform stigma: bright yellow, ovoid, outlined black.
Crosslines: all lines present, beige (apo.), jagged or waved, terminal line marked by dense black interneural spots.
Hindwing: light grey, discal spot absent.
Underside: forewing dark grey; hindwing grey, with indistinct discal spot.
Abdomen: grey, with dark grey tuft on basal segment.
Male genitalia. Tegumen and vinculum: inconspicuous.
Saccus: broad, rounded apically.
Juxta-anellus plate: totally fused; arched, semi-globular; with hole for phallus; hole prominently displaced to left; at dorsal edge two, long, spinelike, parallel, narrow processes.
Valvae: slightly asymmetrical.
Ampulla: large; like two plates, medially separated by deep cleft; dorsal plate almost round; ventral plate strongly elongated ventrally (apo.).
Digitus: absent. Phallus: long, narrow, tapered, curved 300º; coiled clockwise (apo.). Vesica: unarmed. Differential diagnosis. D. weintraubi differs from other Duplex species in dark-brown medial area, surrounded by grey colour of rest of forewing; beige crosslines; strongly elongated ventral plate of ampulla; and 300 o coiled phallus. Distribution. D. weintraubi known only from East Timor, at southern coast near Tilomar.
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