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Microepicausta gracilis Hendel, Bronte 1914

David K. Mcalpine
Microepicausta gracilis Hendel Figs 1–3 Microepicausta gracilis Hendel, 1914a: 54, pl. 5, figs 101, 102 (no specific description); 1914b: 85–86 (description). Elassogaster terrae-reginae Malloch, 1928: 352–353; Malloch, 1931: 22, syn. nov. Type material. I made the following notes on type material of M. gracilis in MNM, Budapest, in April 1973: holotype♀, i.e. specimen of which both head and wing were figured [Hendel, 1914a, pl. 5, figs 101, 102], Australia, L. Biró 1900, Sydney Botany B....

Platypalpus bolikoi Grootaert & Shamshev 2014, sp. nov.

Patrick Grootaert & Igor Shamshev
Platypalpus bolikoi sp. nov. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act: F1FB7470-9502-4B74-B175-4C76BC47E5F4 Figs 1–5 Diagnosis Small black species of the pallidiventris-cursitans group. One pair of verticals. Postpedicel short, 1.5 times as long as wide. Thorax faintly tomentose on scutum. Legs including all coxae yellow, but mid femur brownish dorsally and hind femur dark brown on apical 2/3, apical half of tarsomere 5 of all legs brownish; large pointed apical spur on mid tibia. Etymology The species is dedicated to Mr. Lola...

Haliclona (Flagellia) edaphus De Laubenfels 1930, subgen. et comb. nov.

Rob W. M. Van Soest
Haliclona (Flagellia) edaphus (De Laubenfels, 1930)subgen. et comb. nov. Fig. 18 Gellius edaphus De Laubenfels, 1930: 28. ? Sigmadocia edaphus – Dickinson 1945: 12, pl. 14 figs 27–28, pl. 15 fig. 29. — Green & Bakus 1994: 46, fig. 27. Xestospongia edapha Lee et al. 2007: 110 (redescription of holotype). Gellius edaphus – De Laubenfels 1932: 111, fig. 66. ? non Gellius edaphus – Sim & Kim 1988: 27, pl. 2 figs 3–4. Material examined...

Haliclona (Flagellia) anataria Levi & Levi 1983, subgen. et comb. nov.

Rob W. M. Van Soest
Haliclona (Flagellia) anataria (Lévi & Lévi, 1983)subgen. et comb. nov. Gellius anatarius Lévi & Lévi, 1983: 976, fig. 37. Description (from Lévi & Lévi 1983) Small grey specimen of 2 × 4 mm encrusting the internal valve of a bivalve mollusk. The surface and interior is clathrate, with cavities of 0.5–2 mm diameter. The skeletal architecture is reticulated and irregularly unispicular. Oxeas are 650–800 × 25–30 μm, flagellosigmas ovoid with upturned long endings and wide-angled...

Haliclona (Flagellia) indonesiae Van Soest 2017, subgen. et sp. nov.

Rob W. M. Van Soest
Haliclona (Flagellia) indonesiae subgen. et sp. nov. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act: FB7CAF59-769C-491C-B5AE-BB37E5C5121C Figs 4–5 Etymology Named after the country where the holotype was collected. Material examined Holotype INDONESIA: North Sulawesi, Manado, coral reef, depth 18 m, coll. N.J. de Voogd, field number MD09/160502/061, 16 May 2002 (RMNH Por. 2326). Paratype INDONESIA: Ambon, Ambon Bay near Eri, 3.75° S, 128.1333° E, sandy bay with patch reefs, depth 4–6 m, coll. R.W.M. Van Soest, field number 006/III/15, 5 Sep. 1984...

Rochinia strangeri Serene & Lohavanijaya 1973

Bee Yan Lee, Bertrand Richer De Forges & Peter K. L. Ng
Rochinia strangeri Serène & Lohavanijaya, 1973 Figs 7B, 9 A–F, 11A–D Rochinia strangeri Serène & Lohavanijaya, 1973: 57–58, figs 123–128, pl. 11 fig. B–C (type locality: South China Sea). Rochinia strangeri – Griffin & Tranter 1986a: 175 (key). — Takeda 2001: 241. — Ng & Richer de Forges 2007: 62 (list); 2013: 361. — Ng et al. 2008: 105 (list). Material examined SOUTH CHINA SEA: holotype, ♂ (10.7 × 7.2 mm) (USNM149304), 15°40′ N, 109°45.5′...

Oxypleurodon leonis Lee & Forges 2017, sp. nov.

Bee Yan Lee, Bertrand Richer De Forges & Peter K. L. Ng
Oxypleurodon leonis sp. nov. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act: AB7D2D15-4E55-4F8C-AD73-76157AD6ECF3 Figs 4B, 5 A–C, 6A–D Diagnosis Small species, carapace pyriform, bearing plates and obtuse spines, covered by continuous short tomentum. Short diverging pseudorostral spines, long setae on inner border. Postocular plate small, flattened, forming cavity protecting eye. Hepatic plate elongate dorso-ventrally, with concave surface. Carapace border with long, narrow sub-branchial plate. Dorsal carapace bearing several swellings with blunt spines covered by short round setae: 1 mediogastric, 2 epigastrics, 1...

Goniopugettia Sakai 1986

Bee Yan Lee, Bertrand Richer De Forges & Peter K. L. Ng
Genus Goniopugettia Sakai, 1986 Remarks There are currently two species in this genus, of which Goniopugettia tanakae Sakai, 1986, is the type species (subsequent designation by Ng et al. 2008: 103). Little is known of the type species, Goniopugettia tanakae, and the original description is brief, in Japanese (see Sakai 1986: 2), and with only a single figure (Sakai 1986: frontispiece fig. 3). Moreover, this species has not been reported again since its description. There...

Microepicausta fenestra Mcalpine 2019, sp. nov.

David K. Mcalpine
Microepicausta fenestra sp. nov. http://zoobank.org/NomenclaturalActs/ 2AB7C9FE-2818-4717-94BD-29DF293A384F Figs 4–7 Holotype ♂. Queensland: 13 km W of Musgrave [14°48'S143°23'E, 220 m], 14.i.1994, G.D., A.D., R.E., mercury vapour lamp (AM K.504392). Double-mounted on micro-pin through polyporus. Paratypes. Queensland: same data as holotype 1♂, 2♀♀ (AM). Other material. Northern Territory: Rimbija I., Wessel Islands, [11°01'S136°45'E], Feb. 1977, T.A.W., R.A.B., 1♂ (AM), 3♂♂, 1♀ (ANIC). Description (♂, ♀). Somewhat elongate black, largely shining fly. Coloration. Head with largely black to...

Platypalpus Macquart 1827

Patrick Grootaert & Igor Shamshev
Key to Platypalpus of DR Congo 1. Thorax with at least pleura yellow or reddish yellow....................................................................... 2 – Thorax dark brownish or black......................................................................................................... 3 2. Stylus white (albiseta -group) with postpedicel 5.3 times as long as broad; mid tibia with pointed apical spur shorter than tibia is wide.................................................................... P. manjano sp. nov. – Stylus brown with postpedicel 2.5 times as long as broad; mid tibia with long blunt apical spur longer than tibia is wide...........................................................................................

Spilopteron apicale Matsumura 1912

Masato Ito & Kaoru Maeto
Spilopteron apicale (Matsumura, 1912) Figs 2b, 3b, 4b, 5b, 6b, 7 c–d, 8b Chorischizus apicalis Matsumura, 1912: 149. Type locality: Japan, Hokkaido, Sapporo City. Phaenolobus apicalis – Uchida 1928: 34. Arotes apicalis – Uchida 1932: 160. Siphimedia apicalis – Uchida 1934: 52. Spilopteron apicalis – Townes et al. 1965: 391. — Kusigemati 1981: 121 (in part). Spilopteron apicale – Yu et al. 2005, 2012. — Ito et al. 2015: 546. Material examined JAPAN: 1 ♀...

Spilopteron albiventre Ito & Maeto 2017, sp. nov.

Masato Ito & Kaoru Maeto
Spilopteron albiventre sp. nov. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act: 5EAE1212-248A-4020-8684-0FCE656C56A9 Figs 1 a–b, 2a, 3a, 4a, 5a, 6a, 7a–b, 8a Etymology This specific epithet of this new species is derived from the yellowish white metasomal apex. Type material Holotype JAPAN: ♀, " Hyakumatsu-zawa, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido, Japan, 20. July 2001, T. Yoshida leg." (SEHU). Paratypes JAPAN: 2 ♀♀, same locality as holotype, Malaise trap, 12– 18 Jul. 2001, T. Yoshida (SEHU); 1 ♀, same locality as holotype, Malaise trap, 4–18...

Epirhyssa overlaeti Seyrig 1937

Pascal Rousse & Simon Van Noort
Epirhyssa overlaeti Seyrig, 1937 Fig. 7 Diagnosis Overall color mottled, black, yellow and testaceous; wings hyaline, slightly infuscate apically; face transversely striate, nearly flat; clypeus shallowly and sparsely punctate, without subapical tubercle, ventral margin strongly produced laterally; frons smooth, with a sharp mid-longitudinal carina reaching median ocellus and lateral curved carina toward lateral ocellus; antenna with 41–43 flagellomeres; epicnemial carina reaching lower level of speculum; fore wing with 2m–cu opposite rs–m; tergite 1 slender; all...

Epirhyssa leroyi Benoit 1951

Pascal Rousse & Simon Van Noort
Epirhyssa leroyi Benoit, 1951 Fig. 4 Diagnosis Bright yellow overall with black markings including entire mesosternum, metasoma fading to brown apically; wings hyaline, slightly infuscate apically; face rugulose-punctate, strongly protruding medially; clypeus nearly smooth, with median and lateral subapical tubercles moderate, ventral margin produced laterally; frons laterally punctate and medially striate, with a blunt Y-shaped mid-longitudinal carina; mesopleuron with epicnemial carina reaching above level of mesopleural pit; subtegular ridge convex; fore wing with 2m–cu slightly...

Epirhyssa leroyi Benoit 1951

Pascal Rousse & Simon Van Noort
Epirhyssa leroyi Benoit, 1951 Fig. 4 Diagnosis Bright yellow overall with black markings including entire mesosternum, metasoma fading to brown apically; wings hyaline, slightly infuscate apically; face rugulose-punctate, strongly protruding medially; clypeus nearly smooth, with median and lateral subapical tubercles moderate, ventral margin produced laterally; frons laterally punctate and medially striate, with a blunt Y-shaped mid-longitudinal carina; mesopleuron with epicnemial carina reaching above level of mesopleural pit; subtegular ridge convex; fore wing with 2m–cu slightly...

Megarhyssa Ashmead 1900

Pascal Rousse & Simon Van Noort
Genus Megarhyssa Ashmead, 1900 Thalessa Holmgren, 1859: 122. Megalorhyssa Shulz, 1906: 115. Eurhyssa Derksen, 1941: 721. Diagnosis (updated from Townes 1969) Large to very large insects (fore wing length 10–30 mm); clypeus small, transversely rectangular, ventral margin laterally and sometimes medially bluntly produced; occipital and hypostomal carinae joining above mandible base; mandibular teeth subequal, lower tooth pointed and upper tooth more or less chisel shaped; propodeum of moderate length, without carina dorsally but pleural carina...

Megarhyssa babaulti Seyrig 1937

Pascal Rousse & Simon Van Noort
Megarhyssa babaulti Seyrig, 1937 Fig. 12 Megarhyssa babaulti kapangaensis Seyrig, 1937: 116. Megarhyssa babaulti kapangaensis var. rubra Benoit, 1951: 385. Megarhyssa babaulti kapangaensis var. rubrerrima Benoit, 1951: 385. Diagnosis Head orange with a black part of variable extent; mesosoma orange, posterior third sometimes dark brown; metasoma mostly black with pale yellow or orange markings of variable extent; flagellum twocolored, basally black and apically orange; wings blackish with lighter patch of variable extent; face moderately punctate...

Rochinia kagoshimensis Rathbun 1932, comb. nov.

Bee Yan Lee, Bertrand Richer De Forges & Peter K. L. Ng
Rochinia kagoshimensis (Rathbun, 1932)comb. nov. Figs 7C, 10 A–F, 11E–J Pugettia kagoshimensis Rathbun, 1932: 31 (type locality: Sata Misaki Light, Japan). Pugettia kagoshimensis – Yokoya 1933: 153. — Sakai 1938: 253 (key), 259 –260; 1976: 194 (key), 198 –199, text-fig. 105. — Griffin & Tranter 1986a: 92 (key). — Wicksten & Stachowicz 2013: 359 (list). — Ohtsuchi et al. 2014: 557 (list). Material examined JAPAN: holotype, ♂ (11.2 × 6.8 mm) (USNM 48253), stn 4935,...

Mastigotragus Young & Vecchione & Braid 2014, gen. nov.

Richard E. Young, Michael Vecchione & Heather E. Braid
Mastigotragus gen. nov. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act: 5F1DDC20-A391-4B52-BA8A-23FFC9F7888D Type species: Mastigoteuthis pyrodes Young, 1972, by monotypy. Diagnosis A mastigoteuthid with (1) numerous small, but easily observed integumental photophores on the ventral surface of arms IV, on the dorsal and ventral surfaces of the head, mantle and fins, and with a relatively large photophore on each eyelid; (2) a broad funnel component of the funnel/mantle locking apparatus, with strong tragus, but without antitragus or undercut posterior margin; (3) comparatively...

Cyrtomaia largoi Richer de Forges & Ng 2007

Bee Yan Lee, Bertrand Richer De Forges & Peter K. L. Ng
Cyrtomaia largoi Richer de Forges & Ng, 2007 Cyrtomaia largoi Richer de Forges & Ng, 2007: 56 (list), 61–63, figs 1D, 4–6 (type locality: Bohol sea, the Philippines). Cyrtomaia largoi – Ng et al. 2008: 111 (list). — Richer de Forges et al. 2009: 1205–1207, fig. 1. Material examined SOUTH CHINA SEA: 1 ♀ (39.6 × 44.6 mm) (ZRC 2016.0085), no other collection data. Remarks This deep-sea species was first described from the Bohol Sea...

Rochinia A. Milne-Edwards 1875

Bee Yan Lee, Bertrand Richer De Forges & Peter K. L. Ng
Rochinia sp. Fig. 8B–C Material examined SOUTH CHINA SEA: 1 ♀ (9.1 × 6.4 mm) (ZRC 2016.0550), Nanhai, continental slope, stn CP4117, 20°00.88′ N, 114°08.80′ E to 20°01.87′ N, 114°09.35′ E, 421– 333 m, coll. NANHAI 2014 Expedition, 11 Jan. 2014; 1 ♀ (7.6 × 5.3 mm) (ZRC 2016.0551), continental slope, stn CP4116, 20°02.32′ N, 114°10.22′ E to 20°02.92′ N, 114°11.29′ E, 298– 262 m, coll. NANHAI 2014 Expedition, 11 Jan. 2014. Diagnosis Small species,...

Heterolepisma Escherich 1905

Graeme B. Smith, Andrew Mitchell, Timothy R. C. Lee & Luis Espinasa
Heterolepisma Escherich, 1905 Heterolepisma Escherich, 1905: 63. Type species: Lepisma pampeana Silvestri, 1902 by subsequent designation (Paclt, 1967: 25). Isolepisma Escherich, 1905: 61. Notolepisma Tillyard, 1924: 241.

Heterolepisma sclerophylla Smith 2014

Graeme B. Smith, Andrew Mitchell, Timothy R. C. Lee & Luis Espinasa
Heterolepisma sclerophylla Smith, 2014 Fig. 7 Heterolepisma sclerophylla Smith, 2014: 9. Type material examined. Holotype. 1♀ (HW 1.28) (AMS K.260990, K.260991 on two slides) NSW: Broulee, 35.8578°S150.1621°E15 m asl, 17.xi.2010, Graeme Smith. Paratypes. 1♀ (HW 1.23) (AMS K. 377563 in ethanol) same data as holotype; 1♀ (HW 1.25) (AMS K.261218, K.261219 on two slides) same data as holotype; 1♂ (HW 1.25) (AMS K.260992, K.260993 on two slides) same data as previous; 1♂ (HW 1.23) (AMS...

Chrysotus nudisetus Negrobov & Maslova 1995

Oleg P. Negrobov, Tatsunori Kumazawa, Toshihiro Tago & Viktor N. Fursov
Chrysotus nudisetus Negrobov & Maslova, 1995 Chrysotus sp. 3t – Tago 2010: 44. Material examined JAPAN: 1 Ƌ, Saitama Prefecture, Misato City, Edogawa river bank, 9 Aug. 2008, leg. T. Tago; 1 Ƌ, Chiba Prefecture, Nagareyama City, Ichinoya, 30 Sep. 2008, leg. T. Tago; 1 Ƌ, Saitama Prefecture, Hidaka City, Yokote, 12 Jul. 2009, leg. T. Tago; 1 Ƌ, Saitama Prefecture, Ootaki, Chichibu City, Mameyakibashi, 7 Aug. 2010, leg. T. Tago. Distribution Japan and Russia:...

Chrysotus nudisetus Negrobov & Maslova 1995

Oleg P. Negrobov, Tatsunori Kumazawa, Toshihiro Tago & Viktor N. Fursov
Chrysotus nudisetus Negrobov & Maslova, 1995 Chrysotus sp. 3t – Tago 2010: 44. Material examined JAPAN: 1 Ƌ, Saitama Prefecture, Misato City, Edogawa river bank, 9 Aug. 2008, leg. T. Tago; 1 Ƌ, Chiba Prefecture, Nagareyama City, Ichinoya, 30 Sep. 2008, leg. T. Tago; 1 Ƌ, Saitama Prefecture, Hidaka City, Yokote, 12 Jul. 2009, leg. T. Tago; 1 Ƌ, Saitama Prefecture, Ootaki, Chichibu City, Mameyakibashi, 7 Aug. 2010, leg. T. Tago. Distribution Japan and Russia:...

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