Meiyingia jinyunensis Li & Chen

Li, Zhu, Tian, Lichao & Chen, Li, 2015, A new species of the genus Meiyingia Holzchuh, 2010 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Cerambycinae) from China, Zootaxa 3964 (5), pp. 596-600 : 596-597

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3964.5.11

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:11009BD5-EEE0-4DF8-B527-A18B2F2BA081

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6116585

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/038E87E8-FA60-DB0B-FF15-18799B36F8C5

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scientific name

Meiyingia jinyunensis Li & Chen
status

sp. n.

Meiyingia jinyunensis Li & Chen , sp. n.

Type-locality. Mt. Jinyunshan Natural Reserve, Beibei district, Chongqing, China.

Type material. Holotype: male, Mt. Jinyunshan, Beibei, Chongqing [N 29 ° 50 ′ 18 ″, E 106 ° 23 ′ 48 ″, 568m], Shuqing Shi leg. (SWU); Paratypes: 1 male and 1 female, Mt. Jinyunshan, Beibei, Chongqing, China, Shuqing Shi leg. (SWU).

Etymology. The name refers to the type locality.

Description. Habitus of adults ( Fig. 1–2 View FIGURE 1 View FIGURE 2 ). Moderate body size, 12.0– 12.1 mm long; 2.1mm wide between humeri; Head, antennae, stridulating organ black. Pronotum yellowish brown with a black spot at front middle. Elytra black with dark blue luster. Legs dark brown. Antennae with fringe of long setae on venter of antennomeres 3–6. Elytral surface densely clothed with pale brown pubescence. All covered with brown hairs.

Body compressed and elongate. Head compressed and coarsely punctate, narrower than pronotum at widest point. Frons nearly flat, transverse; Eyes small with fine facets, divided into two widely separated lobes; lower lobes longer than genae. Interantennal region strongly impressed with antennal tubercles strongly elevated. Antenna of male extending beyond elytral apex by 3 antennomeres; third antennomere longer than scape and fourth; antennomere ratio: 6.3 - 1.0 - 10.0 - 8.6 - 8.6 - 5.9 - 5.9 - 4.0 - 3.6 - 3.1 - 2.7; scape stout and cylindrical, surface with coarse grain; third to seventh antennomere with spiny processes ventrally ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3. a b). Antenna of female reaching elytral apex, and spine absent ventrally ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3. a c).

Pronotum as long as wide, disc slightly convex with sparse punctures; each side convex posteriorly, with wrinkles. Pronotum of female lacking wrinkles. Scutellum almost square, concave in middle. Stridulatory organ trapezoid, with sparse, erect, long, pale hairs on the surface ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3. a d & 3 e). Elytra 4 times longer than humeral width, narrowed towards the apex; apex rounded; disc punctate. Profemora stouter than meso- and metafemora. Hind femora reaching the posterior edge of second visible abdominal segment. First hind tarsal segment longer than following two combined. Metasternum with concave. Prosternal process extremely short. Abdomen with small punctures, with relatively sparse moderately long semi-erect pale yellow hairs. Abdomen of female lacking depression or specific hairs.

Male genitalia: Lateral lobes of tegmen elongate, wide at base, dorsal surface apically covered with long setae ( Fig. 4 b View FIGURE 4. a – b ). Median lobe stout, median struts less than half length of median lobe; ventral plate longer than dorsal plate; ventral plate with apex sharpened ( Fig. 4 a View FIGURE 4. a – b )

Hind Wing ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4. a – b c): Length: 9.6 mm; width: 3.0 mm. Main branch strong; r 3 long; r 4 weak, nearly absent; with long RP; MP 3 + 4 forked in the end; two branches in McuF; AP 3 + 4 strong.

Distribution. China: Chongqing.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cerambycidae

Genus

Meiyingia