Peripus,

Chatzimanolis, Stylianos, 2019, Peripus, a new genus of Xanthopygina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) from South America, Zootaxa 4648 (2), pp. 371-383: 383

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4648.2.10

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:649E4C40-EC59-4A68-8BAF-1E9BB50A9FAA

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038A87D5-FFA4-FFBC-80E6-FE35FA64FCDB

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Peripus
status

 

Key to the species of Peripus  Chatzimanolis and Hightower

1. Pronotum punctation dense, punctures contiguous to almost contiguous ( Fig. 6View FIGURES 5–8), antennomeres 8–10 clearly longer than wide; aedeagus as Figs. 24–26........................................................................ P  View FIGURES 24–26. didontus

- Pronotum punctation not as dense ( Figs. 5, 7–8View FIGURES 5–8), punctures not contiguous; antennomeres 8–10 subquadrate to slightly longer than wide........................................................................................... 2

2. Median lobe with two subapical teeth; paramere pointed apically ( Fig. 29View FIGURES 27–29)............................. P. madrededios 

- Median lobe with one subapical tooth; paramere rounded apically ( Figs. 23View FIGURES 21–23, 32View FIGURES 30–32)................................... 3

3 Paramere converging to apex ( Fig. 23View FIGURES 21–23); paramere shorter than median lobe ( Figs. 21–22View FIGURES 21–23); pronotum punctation with 1–2 rows of scattered punctures (besides punctures on the midline; Fig. 5View FIGURES 5–8)......................................... P. brunkei 

- Paramere slightly expanding to apex ( Fig. 32View FIGURES 30–32); paramere slightly longer than median lobe ( Figs. 30–31View FIGURES 30–32); pronotum punctation with 2–3 rows of scattered punctures (besides punctures on the midline; Fig. 8View FIGURES 5–8)......................... P. monodontus