species: capacior Walker.
facies is as described below; the wing margins are not angled. The male antennae
are ciliate; the forelegs have the tibia densely scaled. The labial palps have
the third segment relatively short compared to the robust second segment.
male abdomen, the eighth tergite and sternite have a triangular sclerotisation
based on the anterior margins; these margins bear apodemes, and that of the
sternite has narrow lateral extensions. The genitalia have a simple, slender
uncus, a weak scaphium, and the tegumen is much longer than the vinculum. The
valves are rather rectangular, without a marked costa or sacculus, and an
unevenly bilobed process arises from the distal margin of a slight basal lacuna,
which is also associated with a slight corema over the exterior of the base of
the valve. In the diaphragma there is an arched structure, possibly a transtilla;
the juxta is obscure but there are faint indications of an inverted ‘V’. The
aedeagus terminates in two digitate processes ventrally. The vesica is large,
with several short diverticula, patches of scobination and a basal zone of
female genitalia have the ostium between the eighth and unmodified seventh
segments. It is broad and leads straight into the short ductus, broader than
long, sclerotised. The corpus bursae is an irregular, elongate pyriform, with
the ductus seminalis arising from a short appendix that curves shallowly round
the point where the bursa broadens out at one third. The bursa is unornamented.
other species is the Madagascan albomacula Kenrick,
transferred to Talariga from Singara by
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