Coniceromyia broadheadi Disney

Ament, Danilo César, Kung, Giar-Ann & Brown, Brian V., 2020, Forty-one new species of Coniceromyia Borgmeier (Diptera: Phoridae), an identification key, and new distributional records for the species of the genus, Zootaxa 4830 (1), pp. 1-61: 55

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Coniceromyia broadheadi Disney


Coniceromyia broadheadi Disney  

COLOMBIA: 1♂, Cauca: PNN Isla Gorgona: El Saman , 2.97ºN, 78.18ºW, 27.viii–12.ix.2001, Malaise trap, 30m, H. Torres col. GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, same but 13.iv–7.v.2001, 5m; 1♂, same but 1–5.iii.2000, Brown & team col.; 1♂, Valle de Cauca: PNN Farallones de Cali: Alto Anchicaya , 3.43ºN, 76.80ºW, 16–30.i.2001, Malaise trap, 650m, S. Sarria col. GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, Bolivar, SFF Los Colorados: El Mirador , 9.90ºN, 75.12ºW, 3–18.viii.2001, Malaise trap, 400m, E. Deulufeut col. GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, Putumayo: PNN La Paya: Cabaña Chagra , 0.12ºS, 74.93ºW, 15–30.x.2001, Malaise trap, 320m, R. Cobete col. GoogleMaps   ; 2♂, Caquetá: PNN Chiribiquete: Rio Mesay , 0.24ºN, 72.94ºW, 1–4.ii.2000, Malaise trap, 300m, F. Quevedo col. GoogleMaps   COSTA RICA: 3♂, Limón: 7km SW Bribri , 9.58ºN, 82.88ºW, ix–x.1989, Malaise trap, P. Hanson col. GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, same but xii.1989 – ii.1990; 7♂, Limón: 4km NE Bribri , 9.63ºN, 82.82ºW, xii.1989 – iii.1990, Malaise trap, P. Hanson col. GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, Heredia: La Selva Biol. Station , 10.43ºN, 84.02ºW, vi.1993, Malaise trap GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, same but 23–26.v.1988, 40m, B. Brown col.; 1♂, Puntarenas: Cerro Rincón , 8.52ºN, 83.47ºW, ii.1991, Malaise trap, 745m, P. Hanson col. GoogleMaps   ; PANAMA: 1♂, Canal Zone: Barro Colorado Is. , 9.17ºN, 79.83ºW, 17–24.iii.1993, Malaise trap, J. Pickering col. GoogleMaps  

Remarks. We illustrate here some previously unreported features of this species: forecoxa laterally compressed, strongly concave ventrally, with setae extremely reduced ( Fig. 26A View FIGURE 26 ), dorsum of forefemur with a patch of parallel microsculptures ( Fig. 26 View FIGURE 26 B–C), and foremetatarsus excavation with hexagonal plates bearing two pointed projections ( Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12 G–H). That these features are unique to this species helps considerably in its diagnosis.