Pelthydrus (s. str.) madli Schönmann, 1995

Zhu, Bingyue, Ji, Lanzhu & Bian, Dongju, 2018, A new species and a new record of Pelthydrus Orchymont, 1919 from Yunnan, China (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Hydrophilinae), Zootaxa 4438 (1), pp. 189-194: 194

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4438.1.12

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5914EBFF-4C15-47B8-8866-50AD03D7E297

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Pelthydrus (s. str.) madli Schönmann, 1995
status

 

Pelthydrus (s. str.) madli Schönmann, 1995  ( Figs. 3–4 View Figure , 6 View Figure , 7 View Figure )

Pelthydrus madli Schönmann 1995: 124  –125.

Material Examined: 4exs. (IAECAS): CHINA: Yunnan Province, Ruili City, Dayingjiang National Scenic Area, Moli Management Office, 24°06'N, 98°00'E, 127 m, 18. 10. 2016, leg Wang, Peng & Sun. 2exs. (IAECAS): CHINA: Yunnan Province, Ruili City, Moli First Production Team, 24°07'N, 98°00'E, 127 m, 18. 10. 2016, leg Wang, Peng & Sun.

Diagnosis. This species belongs to the Pelthydrus truncatus  species group. Habitus as in Figs. 3–4 View Figure . BL: 2.90 – 3.05 mm, BW: 1.55 – 1.65 mm. Body elongate oval, dorsally nearly flat, apex of elytra (combined) truncated, surface shiny black. Head rather rectangular; anterior margin of clypeus straight; pronotum trapezoidal, with lateral margins nearly straight. Elytra almost parallel sided along basal 0.35, and then gradually narrowed posteriorly; small ground punctures sparsely distributed. Mesoventrite with apically acute triangular plate and median longitudinal carina; metaventrite with aposterior flask-shaped, flat and smooth glabrous area, whose bottleneck a little short; first sternite with a medial longitudinal carina not reaching posterior margin. Aedeagus ( Fig. 6 View Figure ). 0.50 mm long, nearly parallel sided, parameres about 1.1 times as long as phallobase; median lobe wide, gradually narrowing towards rounded apex, gonopore sinuated at distal 1/4; parameres somewhat exceeding median lobe, apical portion slightly pointing towards midline.

Distribution. China: Yunnan (it is recorded from China for the first time), Thailand.

Remarks. A newly generated partial sequences of cytochrome oxidase subunit I ( COIAbout COI) is deposited in GenBank under accession number MG554386.

COI

University of Coimbra Botany Department

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Hydrophilidae

Genus

Pelthydrus

Loc

Pelthydrus (s. str.) madli Schönmann, 1995

Zhu, Bingyue, Ji, Lanzhu & Bian, Dongju 2018

2018
Loc

Pelthydrus madli Schönmann 1995 : 124

: 124