Dacus transversalis White & Goodger, 2009
Dacus (Lophodacus) transversalis White & Goodger, 2009: 36.
Size. Small, wing length, 4.6-4.8 mm.
Pedicel+first flagellomere not longer than ptilinal suture. Face, antennal furrow without a dark spot. Frons, frontal setae 2, orbital setae 1. Thorax:
Scutum black; postpronotal lobe bicoloured (yellow confined to posterior third); notopleural callus yellow; notopleural xanthine wedge shaped (connected to notopleural callus); lateral and medial postsutural vitta absent. Scutellum with a basal black triangle, leaving only narrow yellow margin. Anepisternum with a very narrow yellow stripe from notopleural callus to (or almost to) katepisternum; not extended onto katepisternum. Lateroterga without a xanthine. Thoracic setae. Anterior notopleural seta present; anterior supra-alar seta absent. Wing:
Basal cells bc and c without a complete covering of microtrichia; cell bm without microtrichia. Narrow subbasal raised section of cell br without microtrichia. Crossvein R-M beyond middle of cell dm. Costal band absent (reduced to a small apical spot). Anal streak absent (at most with a trace of colour confined to cell bcu). Cells bc and c hyaline. Crossbanding; broad crossband on R-M which continues across cell dm. Legs:
Femora brown. Abdomen:
Predominantly black, except sometimes for a red-brown submedial area on tergite V (one specimen lacks this). Tergites I-V all fused. Tergite III without pecten; no dense microtrichia adjacent end A1+Cu2; no hindtibia preapical pad.
(Description after White & Goodger, 2009)
See description of Dacus transversalis White & Goodger, 2009 in source PDF.
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