Winthemia sp. (French Guiana)

Winthemia sp. (French Guiana)
Apparently Winthemia are pretty much the same the world over – 2 katepisternals with hairy parafacials. Determination by Monty Wood.

Winthemia & Winthemiini (pe-taxon #19)

Winthemia & Winthemiini (pe-taxon #19)
This taxon is clearly related to the other taxa with very prominent Sturmia-spots – especially fg-taxon #14 EDIT (04/10/2010): This taxon comprised 4 Winthemia sp. EDIT (17/10/2010): The odd specimen originally keyed to “Lydella” but is now just “Winthemiini” after chatting with Monty Wood. This specimen needs running through Guimaraes’ 1983 revision of some Winthemiini.

fg-taxon #14 (Winthemia sp.) 1

fg-taxon #14 (Winthemia sp.)
This taxon group contains specimens that have a strong resemblance to members of the Sturmiini. All specimens have recumbent hairs and bristles with a tuft of stronger bristles on the most posterior tergites and the males all have a large, dense ‘Sturmia spot’ on the underside of the tergites. This is a female: This is ...