Telmatoscopus,

Bravo, Freddy, Souza, Isys, Santos, Claudiney Biral Dos & Ferreira, Adelson Luiz, 2011, Three new species of Telmatoscopus Eaton, 1904 (Diptera, Psychodidae) from Brazil, Zootaxa 2802, pp. 34-40: 35

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.201556

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C14D8781-FFA9-8040-FF41-AEB7F5F715EE

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scientific name

Telmatoscopus
status

s. l.

Key to males of Neotropical Telmatoscopus  s. l.

1. Cercus with 4–5 tenacula.............................................................................. 2

- Cercus with more than 5 tenacula......................................................................... 5

2. Sc enlarged apically and CuA enlarged near center........................................................... 3

- Sc and CuA not enlarged, uniformly wide................... Telmatoscopus caribicus Wagner  ( Saint Vincent, Caribbean)

3. Gonocoxal apodemes extended posteriorly to midline with cluster of 4 non-deciduous spines on metabasal angle and addi- tional 2 further distad.......................................................... T. clavatus Quate  ( Costa Rica)

- Gonocoxal apodemes without posterior extension or, if extended posteriorly, never with spines....................... 4

4. R 2 enlarged at base; eye bridge separated by 1 facet diameter. Telmatoscopus brevicolis Bravo & Souza  ( Brazil, Amazonian)

- R 2 not enlarged; eye bridge separated by 2 facet diameters................ Telmatoscopus mergacolis Quate  ( Costa Rica)

5. Hypandrium hemicircular with dorsal micropilosity; cercus with 18 tenacula......................................................................... Telmatoscopus micropilosus Bravo & Santos  , sp. nov. ( Brazil, Espírito Santo State)

- Hypandrium never hemicircular, strip-like, H-shaped or apically wide and never with dorsal micropilosity; cercus with 7–15 tenacula............................................................................................. 6

6. Cercus with 7–9 tenacula; membranous area above aedeagus, plate-like, dorsally and apically with a patch of spicules (or with small hairs according Wagner 1999)..................................................................... 7

- Cercus with 14–15 tenacula; membranous area above aedeagus never with spicules or small hairs..................... 8

7. Eye bridge separated by 3.5 facet diameters; aedeagal apodeme smaller than gonogoxite, plate-like; aedeagus simple.............................................................. Telmatoscopus thompsoni Wagner  ( Dominican Republic)

- Eye bridge separated by 1.7 facet diameter; aedeagal apodeme bigger than gonocoxite; racket shape; aedeagus with small spine-like protuberances..................... Telmatoscopus paranaensis Bravo & Souza  , sp. nov. ( Brazil, Paraná State)

8. Cercus with 14 tenacula................. Telmatoscopus capixaba Bravo & Santos  , sp. nov. ( Brazil, Espírito Santo State)

- Cercus with 15 tenacula........................................................ T. congruus Quate  ( Costa Rica)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Psychodidae