Walkerella curtipedis Ma & Yang
- GBIF Backbone Taxonomy
- Walkerella curtipedis
Diagnosis. Female (Figs 3 A, 5 G, 6 G): POL: OOL = 5: 2; marginal vein more than twice as long as postmarginal vein. Male (Figs 4 A, 4 C, 7 A – G): head subquadrate, without posterior transverse groove (present in other six species); toruli with posterior margins connected by a groove (not connected by groove in W. jacobsoni); mandible larger and more massive than for other six species as in Fig. 7; fore wing (Figs 4 D, 8 A – F) vestigial, nearly invisible, punctiform. Affinities. Males of W. curtipedis uniquely share a subquadrate head with W. jacobsoni (Figs 7 B, 7 G).
Etymology. Named after its host fig tree, F. curtipes.
Type material. Holotype ♀: CHINA, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, 21 ° 55 ′ N, 101 ° 15 ′ E, H 547 ± 7, 22. VIIII. 2011, collected by Y. C. Ma, ex Ficus curtipes Corner, (I – 1 – 12 – CEG ethanol collection number). Deposited in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, 88 Xuefu Road. Paratypes: 15 ♀, 4 ♂: same data as holotype; deposited with holotype.
- Walkerella curtipedis Ma & Yang