Dacus mochii Bezzi, 1917
Dacus mochii Bezzi, 1917: 65
Size. Small, wing length, 5.1 mm.
Pedicel+first flagellomere not longer than ptilinal suture. Face, antennal furrow without a dark spot; upper area (under antenna base) with a transverse dark marking. Frons, frontal setae 1, orbital setae absent. Thorax:
Scutum black; postpronotal lobe yellow; notopleural callus yellow; notopleural xanthine wedge shaped (connected to notopleural callus); lateral and medial postsutural vitta absent. Scutellum without any dark patterning (except for narrow basal dark margin). Anepisternum with a stripe from notopleural callus to katepisternum; anteriorly almost reaching postpronotal lobe; extended onto katepisternum. Laterotergal xanthine confined to katatergite. Thoracic setae. Anterior notopleural seta present but reduced (thin and black); anterior supra-alar seta absent. Wing:
Basal cells bc and c without an almost complete covering of microtrichia; cell bm without microtrichia. Narrow subbasal raised section of cell br with extensive covering of microtrichia. Crossvein R-M beyond middle of cell dm. Costal band complete; shallow, not extending below vein R2+3 before wing apex, except basally filling cell r1; slightly expanded at apex. Anal streak absent (at most with a trace of colour confined to cell bcu). Cells bc and c hyaline. Crossbanding; at most with an extension of the costal band over the upper part of crossvein on R-M (recorded in type description; absent in examined specimen). Legs:
Femora pale coloured. Abdomen:
Tergite II black basally, fulvous apically; tergite III black basally and laterally, red-brown medially; tergite IV black laterally, red-brown medially; tergite V red-brown; terga III-V with a narrow medial black stripe. Tergites I-V all fused. Tergite III without pecten (based on original description only).
Aculeus pointed; no torsion.
(Description after White & Goodger, 2009)
See description of Dacus mochii Bezzi, 1917 in source PDF.
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