Montesinus , Grossi, Paschoal Coelho, 2016

Grossi, Paschoal Coelho, 2016, A new brachypterous genus of Brazilian stag beetle (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Lucaninae) with description of three new species, Zootaxa 4078 (1), pp. 218-229: 221

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4078.1.20

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:836FA2B8-7871-4DED-9646-BD39A4BAA031

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0395E107-FF96-6804-FF60-F9F437EEF8F9

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Montesinus
status

gen. nov.

Key to the species of Montesinus  gen. nov.

1. Body surface opaque. Smaller species, females ≈ 15 mm in length. Ocular canthi of males triangular. Male mandibles with basal internal tooth elongate and cylindrical with acute apex. Elytral punctures distinct, deep and with an internal wall................................................................................... Montesinus monnei  sp. nov.

1 ’. Body surface shiny. Larger species, females more than 15 mm. Males unknown. Elytral punctures shallow.............. 2

2 (1 ’). Dark brown/piceous species; maxillae without hooklets. Pronotal posterior margin uniform. Elytral punctures everywhere not distinct, weakly marked. Mesotibiae with 1–2 spines..................................... Montesinus tatula  sp. nov.

2 ’. Black species. Maxillae with 1 hooklet on galea. Pronotal posterior margin with a small concavity at middle. Elytral punctures more distinct on disc. Mesotibiae with more than 2 spines............................ Montesinus machadoi  sp. nov.