Vol. 34 (2018)
Artículos

Description of the male of the coprophagous moth fly Psychoda serraorobonensis Bravo, Cordeiro & Chagas, 2006 (Diptera, Psychodidae)

Jéssica Luna Camico
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Coordenação de Biodiversidade
Danilo Pacheco Cordeiro
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Coordenação de Biodiversidade
Dayana Andrade de Lima
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Coordenação de Biodiversidade

Publicado 2018-10-22

Palabras clave

  • Amazon forest,
  • coprophilous,
  • taxonomy,
  • Psychodinae,
  • Psychodini

Cómo citar

Luna Camico, J., Pacheco Cordeiro, D., & Andrade de Lima, D. (2018). Description of the male of the coprophagous moth fly Psychoda serraorobonensis Bravo, Cordeiro & Chagas, 2006 (Diptera, Psychodidae). ACTA ZOOLÓGICA MEXICANA (N.S.), 34(1). https://doi.org/10.21829/azm.2018.3412101

Resumen

ABSTRACT. In the diverse genus Psychoda, a great number of species are described based only on one sex, mainly for the difficulties of sexual association in this taxon. Immatures of coprophagous moth flies were captured on a sample of cow dung left exposed during five days at Reserva Ducke (Manaus, Brazil), in the Brazilian Amazon. The presence of Psychodidae larvae was confirmed with a stereomicroscope and the material was kept resting at room temperature until the emergence of adults. Male and females of Psychoda serraorobonensis Bravo, Cordeiro & Chagas, 2006 were obtained and associated by the morphology of the immatures and adults. The male of P. serraorobonensis is herein described and illustrated and the distribution of this species in Brasil is updated. This is the first data about the feeding habits of this species.

 

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