Pygophora immaculipennis Frey, 1917

Yoshizawa, Satoshi & Tachi, Takuji, 2018, Taxonomic review of the genus Pygophora Schiner of Japan (Diptera: Muscidae), Zootaxa 4418 (5), pp. 449-468: 454-457

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4418.5.3

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5962150

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scientific name

Pygophora immaculipennis Frey, 1917
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Pygophora immaculipennis Frey, 1917  

( Figs. 4a–d View FIGURE 4 , 12 View FIGURE 12 )

Pygophora immaculipennis Frey, 1917: 15   . Lectotype male (Finnish Museum of Natural History, Helsinki, Finland), by designation of Crosskey (1962: 434). Type locality: Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Redescription. Male. Differing from P. boninensis   as follows: first flagellomere approximately 2.8 times as long as pedicel; wing brownish hyaline without brown spot; mid tibia with 1 anterodorsal seta; hind tibia without apical lobe; abdominal tergite 3 with a black spot at middle; abdominal tergite 5 with three black spots; abdominal sternite 5 without short projection at inside; cerci not bifurcated apically; postgonite slender at middle; phallus nearly straight apically. Female. Differing from male as follows: first flagellomere 2.1–2.3 times as long as pedicel; hind tibia without posteroventral seta; abdominal tergite 5 without dorsal keel. Female terminalia. Very similar to P. boninensis   .

Body length. 4.6–6.2 mm.

Material examined. JAPAN: 1 female ( BLKU), Henaji, Motobu town , Kunigami-gun, Okinawa pref. [N 26°39’20” / E 127°53’39”], 24. VI. 2013 GoogleMaps   ; 2 males and 4 females ( BLKU), Kayo, Nago city, Okinawa pref. [N 26°33’10” / E 128°6’26”], 22–23, 27. VI. 2013 GoogleMaps   ; 1 male and 5 females ( BLKU), Genka, Nago city, Okinawa pref. [N 26°37’45” / E 128°3’41”], 26. VI. 2013 GoogleMaps   ; 10 females ( BLKU), Shiramizu, Ishigaki-jima Is., Okinawa pref. [N 24°25’19” / E 124°9’50”], 22–23, 30. V. 2012 GoogleMaps   ; 2 males ( BLKU), Ôtomi, Iriomote-jima Is., Okinawa pref. [N 24°17’37” / E 123°52’58”], 25. V. 2012 GoogleMaps   ; 1 female ( BLKU), Urauchi, Iriomote-jima Is., Okinawa pref. [N 24°24’10” / E 123°46’42”], 27. V. 2012 GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. Japan (Ryukyu), China, Taiwan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Iran.

Bionomics. This species was found and collected by the first author in a grassland and rice paddy field.

Remarks. This species is similar to Pygophora confusa   , but it is distinguished from the latter by having a hind tibia without apical lobe in male and creamy yellow first flagellomere in female.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Muscidae

Genus

Pygophora

Loc

Pygophora immaculipennis Frey, 1917

Yoshizawa, Satoshi & Tachi, Takuji 2018
2018
Loc

Pygophora immaculipennis

Frey, 1917 : 15
Crosskey (1962: 434)