Earota, Mulsant & Rey, 1874

Lee, Seung-Gyu & Ahn, Kee-Jeong, 2014, Two new combinations and a key to the species of the genus Earota Mulsant & Rey (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae), Zootaxa 3765 (2), pp. 187-193: 188

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3765.2.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A1E6FE77-82D4-484A-839D-11D189D76ACD

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4909595

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038887F7-FFBC-FF93-2DDC-FDFB7394124D

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Felipe

scientific name

Earota
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Key to the species of Earota  

1 Antennomere 4 elongate, 5–10 subquadrate to slightly transverse ( Fig. 12 View FIGURES 12–20 )....................................... 2

- Antennomere 4 as long as wide or transverse, 5–10 transverse to significantly transverse ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 3–11 ; see Gusarov 2002: Fig. 6 View FIGURES 3–11 )..................................................................................................... 3

2 Body surface with fine punctures; antennomere 11 about as long as preceding three combined; male tergite VII with broad triangular tubercle; posterior margin of male tergite VIII truncate............................................ E. reyi  

- Body surface with coarse punctures; antennomere 11 shorter than preceding three combined ( Fig. 12 View FIGURES 12–20 ); male tergite VII with elongate tubercle ( Fig. 15 View FIGURES 12–20 ); posterior margin of male tergite VIII serrulate ( Fig. 16 View FIGURES 12–20 )............... E. koreana   comb. nov.

3 Antennomere 4 about as long as wide ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 3–11 ); tergites III–VI with transversely reticulate microsculpture; male tergite VII with large and elongate tubercle ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 3–11 ); posterior margin of male tergite VIII serrulate ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 3–11 )........... E. babai   comb. nov.

- Antennomere 4 slightly transverse (see Gusarov 2002: Fig. 6 View FIGURES 3–11 ); tergites III–VI with transversely striate microsculpture; male tergite VII with small and round tubercle (see Gusarov 2002: Fig. 15 View FIGURES 12–20 ); posterior margin of male tergite VIII triangularly convex (see Gusarov 2002: Fig. 16 View FIGURES 12–20 ).................................................................. E. dentata