Redescription of armillipora quate (Diptera: Psychodidae: Psychodinae) with a new species from Bolivia

Jan Ježek, Jozef Oboňa, Francois L.E. Pont, Jean Michel Maes, Eddy Martinez

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Abstract

The former monotypic genus Armillipora Quate, known only from Costa Rica and Panama, is redescribed, including the type species A. selvica Quate, this time collected on the Caribbean side of Nicaragua, RAAN department, and illustrated based on male morphological characters. The male of a new species, A. suapiensis sp. nov., from Bolivia, La Paz department, is described here and also figured.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)417-427
Number of pages11
JournalZootaxa
Volume4890
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 3 Dec 2020

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The following institutions are gratefully acknowledged for providing permits: Ministerio de Salud y Deportes, INLASA, La Paz, Bolivia; particularly Dr. Sergio Mollinedo and Dr. Tamara Chavez, who are responsible for the Medical Entomology Laboratory. We especially wish to thank Juanito Cuellar Chuvez in Bolivia and Camilo Fuentes in Nicaragua for their invaluable assistance in the field? Our thanks are also due to Aleš Bezděk (Czech Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice, Czech Republic), who kindly informed us about the updated literature references? We would especially like to thank the anonymous reviewer, who helped by providing constructive comments, as well as improving the manuscript. Finally, we are indebted to Danilo P. Cordeiro, Santa Teresa, ES, Brazil, for useful comments on an earlier version of the paper. This work was supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic (DKRVO 2020–2023/5?I?b, National Museum, 00023272) and by the Slovak Cultural and Educational Grant Agency under contract No. 005PU-4/2019.

Funding Information:
The following institutions are gratefully acknowledged for providing permits: Ministerio de Salud y Deportes, INLASA, La Paz, Bolivia; particularly Dr. Sergio Mollinedo and Dr. Tamara Chavez, who are responsible for the Medical Entomology Laboratory. We especially wish to thank Juanito Cuellar Chuvez in Bolivia and Camilo Fuentes in Nicaragua for their invaluable assistance in the field. Our thanks are also due to Aleš Bezděk (Czech Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice, Czech Republic), who kindly informed us about the updated literature references. We would especially like to thank the anonymous reviewer, who helped by providing constructive comments, as well as improving the manuscript. Finally, we are indebted to Danilo P. Cordeiro, Santa Teresa, ES, Brazil, for useful comments on an earlier version of the paper. This work was supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic (DKRVO 2020-2023/5.I.b, National Museum, 00023272) and by the Slovak Cultural and Educational Grant Agency under contract No. 005PU-4/2019.

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Keywords

  • Bolivia
  • Central America
  • Maruinini
  • Moth flies
  • Nicaragua
  • Setomimini
  • South
  • South America
  • Taxonomy

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