Uramya nitida Fleming & Wood

Fleming, AJ, Wood, D. Monty, Smith, M. Alex, Hallwachs, Winnie, Janzen, Daniel & Dapkey, Tanya, 2017, Nine new species of Uramya Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Tachinidae) from Area de Conservacion Guanacaste in northwestern Costa Rica, with a key to their identification, Biodiversity Data Journal 5, pp. 9649-9649: 9649

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.5.e9649

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CCC8FDFB-32F0-4F61-95DF-2904F4DF455E

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scientific name

Uramya nitida Fleming & Wood
status

sp. n.

Uramya nitida Fleming & Wood   ZBK   sp. n.

Materials

Type status: Holotype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0029599; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0029599; individualCount: 1; sex: M; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASHYM1020-09, 08-SRNP-36272; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Ponderosa; verbatimElevation: 1060; verbatimLatitude: 10.915; verbatimLongitude: -85.463; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.915; decimalLongitude: -85.463; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 04-Sep-2008; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0018576; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Roster Moraga; individualID: DHJPAR0018576; individualCount: 1; sex: F; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASTAI1223-07, 97-SRNP-11012; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Circular; verbatimElevation: 1185; verbatimLatitude: 10.927; verbatimLongitude: -85.467; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.927; decimalLongitude: -85.467; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 20-Dec-1997; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0018579; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0018579; individualCount: 1; sex: M; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASTAI1226-07, 99-SRNP-702; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Derrumbe; verbatimElevation: 1220; verbatimLatitude: 10.929; verbatimLongitude: -85.464; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.929; decimalLongitude: -85.464; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 22-Jun-1999; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0018575; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Dunia Garcia; individualID: DHJPAR0018575; individualCount: 1; sex: F; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASTAI1222-07, 97-SRNP-1516; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Derrumbe; verbatimElevation: 1220; verbatimLatitude: 10.929; verbatimLongitude: -85.464; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.929; decimalLongitude: -85.464; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 12-Aug-1997; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0038687; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Harry Ramirez; individualID: DHJPAR0038687; individualCount: 1; sex: F; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASHYD2260-10, 10-SRNP-30531; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Pitilla ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Laguna; verbatimElevation: 680; verbatimLatitude: 10.989; verbatimLongitude: -85.423; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.989; decimalLongitude: -85.423; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 24-Mar-2010; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0050588; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Calixto Moraga; individualID: DHJPAR0050588; individualCount: 1; sex: M; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ACGBA3180-13, 13-SRNP-30042; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Pitilla ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Evangelista; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 11-Feb-2013; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0018577; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0018577; individualCount: 1; sex: F; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASTAI1224-07, 97-SRNP-1483; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Nayo; verbatimElevation: 1090; verbatimLatitude: 10.924; verbatimLongitude: -85.47; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.924; decimalLongitude: -85.47; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 09-Aug-1997; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0016677; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0016677; individualCount: 1; sex: F; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASTAP982-07, 06-SRNP-36559; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Abajo; verbatimElevation: 1020; verbatimLatitude: 10.925; verbatimLongitude: -85.472; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.925; decimalLongitude: -85.472; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 21-Nov-2006; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0018582; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0018582; individualCount: 1; sex: M; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASTAI1229-07, 98-SRNP-3111; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Nayo; verbatimElevation: 1090; verbatimLatitude: 10.924; verbatimLongitude: -85.47; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.924; decimalLongitude: -85.47; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 12-Aug-1998; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0046670; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0046670; individualCount: 1; sex: M; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ACGBA843-12, 11-SRNP-33075; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Pitilla ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Evangelista; verbatimElevation: 660; verbatimLatitude: 10.987; verbatimLongitude: -85.421; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.987; decimalLongitude: -85.421; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 07-Nov-2011; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0018578; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0018578; individualCount: 1; sex: M; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASTAI1225-07, 02-SRNP-23551; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Derrumbe; verbatimElevation: 1220; verbatimLatitude: 10.929; verbatimLongitude: -85.464; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.929; decimalLongitude: -85.464; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 18-Sep-2002; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0018580; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0018580; individualCount: 1; sex: M; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASTAI1227-07, 98-SRNP-3207; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Circular; verbatimElevation: 1185; verbatimLatitude: 10.927; verbatimLongitude: -85.467; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.927; decimalLongitude: -85.467; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 19-Aug-1998; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0018581; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0018581; individualCount: 1; sex: M; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASTAI1228-07, 02-SRNP-23316; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Derrumbe; verbatimElevation: 1220; verbatimLatitude: 10.929; verbatimLongitude: -85.464; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.929; decimalLongitude: -85.464; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 19-Aug-2002; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Paratype. Occurrence: occurrenceDetails: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu; catalogNumber: DHJPAR0027843; recordedBy: D.H. Janzen, W. Hallwachs, Petrona Rios; individualID: DHJPAR0027843; individualCount: 1; sex: F; lifeStage: adult; preparations: pinned; otherCatalogNumbers: ASHYE080-08, 08-SRNP-35937; Taxon: scientificName: Uramyanitida; phylum: Arthropoda; class: Insecta; order: Diptera; family: Tachinidae; genus: Uramya; specificEpithet: nitida; scientificNameAuthorship: Fleming & Wood; Location: continent: Central America; country: Costa Rica; countryCode: CR; stateProvince: Guanacaste; county: Area de Conservación Guanacaste; locality: Sector Cacao ; verbatimLocality: Sendero Circular; verbatimElevation: 1185; verbatimLatitude: 10.927; verbatimLongitude: -85.467; verbatimCoordinateSystem: Decimal; decimalLatitude: 10.927; decimalLongitude: -85.467; Identification: identifiedBy: AJ Fleming; dateIdentified: 2015; Event: samplingProtocol: reared from caterpillar of Parasasandrae (Limacodidae); verbatimEventDate: 13-Aug-2008; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: CNC; collectionCode: Insects; basisOfRecord: Pinned Specimen GoogleMaps  

Description

Male (Fig. 13): 5-8 mm. Head (Fig. 13b): antenna: first flagellomere ranging in color from dark orange to light brown, slighlty lighter on upper third, adjacent to pedicel; pedicel orange; arista 1.5X as long as first flagellomere, dark brown and minutely pubescent; palpus dark yellow, and haired; fronto-orbital plate, parafacial and gena silver pollinose; gena silver pollinose with few fine hairs along lower margin. Thorax (Fig. 13a, c): entirely gray pollinose; dorsum of thorax and scutellum black pilose; sternopleura, hypopleura, pteropleura, and ventral surface of abdomen yellow-white pilose; 2 katepisternal bristles; 3 postsutural supra-alar bristles; postpronotum and anepisternum bearing fine black hairs; scutellum bearing 2 discal bristles; underside of scutellum bearing a tuft of black hairs near basal marginal bristle. Legs: coxae orange/yellow, fore femur gray pollinose, with a light covering of thin dark hairs; ground color of femora black basally and yellow apically; mid and hind legs of yellow ground color. Wings: smoky gray translucent; veins not infuscate. Abdomen (Fig. 13a): 1 pair of median marginal bristles on ST1+2; row of marginal bristles on T3 and T4; median discal bristles on T3, T4 and a row on T5; abdomen brown black dorsally, lighter brown laterally; ventral margins of tergites bearing a light yellow fringe; posterior margins of T3 and T4 with gray pollinosity. Terminalia (Fig. 13d, e, f): terminalia yellow and visible in pinned specimens; sternite 5 with two small lobes; inner margin covered in dense pollinosity, appearing darker than surrounding cuticle; apical edges of lobes of sternite 5 bearing many medium-length, stout bristles interspersed with longer bristles close to apical margin; sternite 5 with wide V-shaped median cleft, 0.6X length of sternite from lobe apex to base; cercus sharply pointed, distinctly tapered; apical section of cercus 2.4X as long as upper lobe; not strongly curved when viewed laterally, with only a slight upward hook at its tip; surstylus oblong, curved and scythe-like in lateral view, with short bristles covering almost its entire surface, and with tips not lobed when viewed dorsally; surstyli not angled inwards, parallel; surstylus 1.2X as long as cercus.

Female (Fig. 14): 6-7 mm. As male, except first flagellomere and pedicel bright orange, and legs varying from yellow to orange.

Diagnosis

Uramya nitida   can be distinguished from all other Neotropical species of Uramya   by the following combination of traits: light-colored, orange-brown antennae, 2 postsutural supra-alar bristles, underside of scutellum with a tuft of black hairs near basal marginal bristle, 1 pair of median marginal bristles on ST1+2, and a row of marginal bristles on T3 and T4.

Etymology

Uramya nitida   is derived from the Latin noun "nitidus", meaning bright or glossy, in reference to the glossy appearance of the abdomen under certain angles of light.

Distribution

Costa Rica, ACG (Prov. Guanacaste), 660-1220 m.

Ecology

Uramya nitida   has been reared 18 times from Parasa sandrae   Corrales & Epstein ( Limacodidae   ), in a sample of 497 non-sibling, wild-caught larvae in both cloud and rain forest.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tachinidae

Genus

Uramya