Plecia lugubris Heer, 1849

Skartveit, John & Krizmanić, Katarina, 2020, Revision of fossil Bibionidae (Insecta: Diptera) from the Miocene of Radoboj, Croatia, Zootaxa 4759 (3), pp. 351-378 : 358-359

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4759.3.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FBD53C14-07AA-4E01-9739-214680A1DE4C

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3810479

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C6550F6A-951B-FF86-23B1-F8CBFAC5E2D6

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scientific name

Plecia lugubris Heer, 1849
status

 

Plecia lugubris Heer, 1849  

( Figs. 6 View FIGURE 6 , 26 View FIGURES 26–28. 26 )

Plecia lugubris Heer, 1849: 209   .

Penthetria lugubris (Heer) Handlirsch, 1907: 960   .

Material: Possible type (female, NHMW) in Wien, fits one of the illustrations in Heer except it is reversed, maybe the counterpart of the specimen described by Heer.

Additional material: four females ( CNHM 1824, 1825, 1828, 1831)

Female: Total length 7.9–10.3 mm (N=4).

Head: Length 0.84 mm (N=1), width 0.86–1.00 mm (N=2).

Thorax: Length 2.4–3.1 mm (N=3), width 1.9–2.4 mm (N=2). Brown, poorly preserved. Halter brown.

Wing: Length 8.4–9.7 mm (N=4), width 3.1–3.6 mm (N=3). Brownish fumose (colour preservation questionable), rather narrow. Veins fine and distinctive, pterostigma not apparent. Subcosta distinctive, long and straight. R 2+3 straight and oblique. Costa extends to apex of R 4+5. CuA and its continuation CuA 2 very strong and prominent, CuA 2 apically curved. CuP straight, basally strong and prominent. Vein measurements: basal R 2.1–2.7 mm (N=3), distal R 1 2.7–3.5 mm (N=2), basal R s 1.5 –2.2 mm (N=3), distal R s 1.9 –2.0 mm (N=2), R 2+3 0.8–1.3 mm (N=2), R 4+5 2.9–3.1 mm (N=2), R-M 0.41–0.44 mm (N=3), basal M 2.9–4.2 mm (N=3), distal M 0.5–0.7 mm (N=3), M 1 3.2–4.2 mm (N=2), M 2 2.5–3.2 mm (N=2), CuA 1.9–2.3 mm (N=2),CuA 1 3.5–3.7 mm (N=2), CuA 2 2.6–2.7 mm (N=2).

Legs: Brown, slender.

Abdomen: Length 5.4–7.1 mm (N=3), width 1.9–2.3 mm (N=2). Brown, cylindrical, relatively slender.

NHMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

CNHM

Cincinnati Museum of Natural History

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Bibionidae

Genus

Plecia

Loc

Plecia lugubris Heer, 1849

Skartveit, John & Krizmanić, Katarina 2020
2020
Loc

Penthetria lugubris (Heer)

Handlirsch, A. 1907: 960
1907
Loc

Plecia lugubris

Heer, O. 1849: 209
1849