Agra fugax Erwin

Erwin, Terry L., 2002, The Beetle Family Carabidae of Costa Rica: Twenty­nine new species of Agra Fabricius 1801 (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Lebiini, Agrina), Zootaxa 119, pp. 1-68 : 28-29

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.162803

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:82A36508-B4A6-487A-99DF-C084639849E1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6277980

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A287CA-780E-FF93-FEEC-FDC49D4BFC49

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scientific name

Agra fugax Erwin
status

new species

Agra fugax Erwin , new species

( Figs. 8 a, 8 View FIGURE 8. A b, 8 c, 8 d)

Holotype. Male. COSTA RICA: Puntarenas, Carara Biological Reserve, Estacíon Quebrada Bonita, 50m, 09° 46 ' 35 ”N 84 ° 36 ' 11 ”W, June (R. Zuñiga )( INBio : CRI 000­ 349227).

Diagnosis. Femur concolorous; elytron with sutural and lateral apices modestly dentate, margin between them slightly arcuate. Head markedly convex and nearly quadrate basally. Elytral interneurs each a series of large shiny (brassy) foveae.

Description. Color and luster: Piceous with testaceous appendages, femur concolorous; elytral interneurs each a series of large shiny (brassy) foveae. Form: Head ( Fig. 8 a View FIGURE 8. A ) behind eyes markedly convex and nearly quadrate posteriorly. Elytron ( Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8. A b) with apex moderately oblique, lateral and sutural dentiform projections moderately large, acute; interneurs each a series of large shiny (brassy) foveae. Abdominal sternum VI ( Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8. A c) shallowly U­notched in female. Aedeagus ( Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8. A d) with ostium moderately short, apex simple, cordiform. Size: medium, 13.6 to 13.8 mm in length, 3.2 to 3.8 mm in width.

Other specimens examined. Costa Rica: 1 paratype, female, from the Cordillera Volcánica Central Conservation Area: 1 f, Cartago, Turrialba , 83 ° 38 'W 9 ° 53 'N, (WAR: ADP 4214).

Specific epithet. The specific epithet, fugax , meaning swift, is a manuscript name from Max Liebke's collection in WAR that I am retaining, however, I have chosen a different Holotype specimen than he labeled with his manuscript name, a male that is in better condition.

INBio

National Biodiversity Institute, Costa Rica

CRI

Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense, Bairro Universitário

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Agra