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Peripsocus female? - Peripsocus subfasciatus - female

Peripsocus female? - Peripsocus subfasciatus - Female
Presidio Hills, San Francisco County, California, USA
May 15, 2020
Size: FW length 2 cm
Beat from ferns and collected, keys to Peripsocus tentatively in Smithers and looks good for that genus? This one is very pale and unpatterned, maybe teneral?

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Peripsocus subfasciatus based on the forewing pwattern. I can't see enough of the subgenital plate to compare it with Fig. 236. If it differs from that Figure, could you send the specimen to me or try another image of the SGP. I will get out some of my specimens and compare with your ventral shot of the tip of the abdomen.

 
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so much, Diane! I replaced my SGP image with a better one and reversed the orientation to match with fig. 236. It does match to P. subfasciatus, I think, which makes sense at this location. I think the genitalia are so cleared that I was confusing the SGP with some of the underlying structures (valvulae?) and having a hard time seeing the SGP by itself.

 
I know what you mean.
When one performs a dissection, one must separate the 2 structures with a very very fine pointed needle. A character building task for sure.

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