Tolpia hainanensis Fibiger, 2010
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|Tolpia hainanensis Fibiger|
Tolpia hainanensis Fibiger , new species
( Plate 9, figure 6; male genit. plate 19, figure 1)
Diagnosis.Imago (external). Wingspan: 14 mm.
Crosslines: all lines brown, indistinct, with a black costal spot, terminal line marked by black interneural spots.
Reniform stigma: indistinct, almost invisible.
Underside: unicolorous brown.
Hind-legs: with prominent, long scent brush.
Abdomen: brown, with black crest on first segment, male with long black to brown anal tuft.
Male genitalia. Saccus: short, rounded at tip.
Tegumen: extremely long.
Fultura superior: left side sclerotised, fused with tegumen, forming a small, broad-based, triangular process.
Tergite and sternite: indistinct.
Clavus: right side with heavily sclerotised, quadrangular, platelike processes, with setose crest (apo.).
Ampulla: base dorsally on right side with three processes, middle fingerlike; on left side with four processes, outer-dorsal rounded (apo.); apically slightly asymmetrical, golf clublike, apically smoothly rounded [right cucullus broken off, probably similar to left, judging from sister-species, see T. sikkimi Fibiger, 2007 ].
Pollex: basally setose; right side small; right side with humplike process (apo.).
Digitus: curved, pointed apically, left one short, right one very long.
Juxta-anellus plate: higher than wide, with hole for phallus [here attached to phallus].
Phallus: broadest by ductus ejaculatorius, coiled clockwise, S shaped from middle, tapered towards tip, coecum short and broad.
Bionomics. Type-species was recorded in primary forest, with canopy at 25 m.
- clavus on right side quadrangular, with setose crest;
- pollex on right side larger, humplike;
- dorsal base of cucullus with three processes; left side with four processes;
- coecum less pointed;
- phallus more curved, more prominent S shaped.
Distribition. T. hainanensis is only known from type specimen from South China, Hainan Island .
Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile
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