Agra catie 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 : 27-28

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.6277978

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A287CA-780F-FF94-FEEC-FE9E9FCFFE01

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Plazi

scientific name

Agra catie Erwin
status

new species

Agra catie Erwin , new species

( Figs. 7 a, 7 View FIGURE 7. A b, 7 c, 7 d)

Holotype. Male, COSTA RICA: Limón, Tortuguero National Park, Estacíon Cuatro Esquinas, sea level, 10 ° 34 'N 83 ° 32 'W, September (R. Delgado)( INBio : CRI 000­ 840274).

Diagnosis. Femur concolorous. Prothorax narrow, not wider than head across eyes. Elytron with sutural apex markedly prolonged, acutely pointed. Male middle and posterior tibiae excavate and densely setose in apical half; elytral apex shallowly arcuate between lateral and apical apices; metasternum pubescent; abdominal sterna 2­5 with 2 bilateral patches.

Description. Color and luster: Prothorax and elytra dark piceous; head and appendages dark rufous. Surface very shiny. Form: Head ( Fig. 7 a View FIGURE 7. A ) behind eye moderately elongate, markedly tapered in male, less so in female. Male middle and posterior tibiae excavate and densely setose in apical half. Elytron ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7. A b) with apex shallowly arcuate between lateral and apical apices. Metasternum pubescent. Abdominal sterna 2­5 with 2 bilateral patches. Abdominal sternum VI ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7. A c) deeply V­notched in male, emarginate in female. Aedeagus ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7. A d) with ostium of medium length, apex simple cordiform, left lateral face of phallus with distinct impression; parameres glabrous. Size: medium, 15 to 19.6mm in length, 3.6 to 4.4mm in width.

Other specimens examined. Costa Rica: 18 Paratypes: 5 males, 13 females from the following Conservation Areas: Cordillera Volcánica Central, Guanacaste, Osa, Pacifico Central, Tortuguero. Costa Rica, Cartago, 1 f, Turrialba , 3.0 km SE, CATIE , 83 ° 38 ' W, 09° 53 ' N, June (E. Giesbert)( HAH: ADP 4424), 1 f, IICA / CATIE , April (E. Giesbert)( FSCA: ADP 4421); 1m, Guanacaste, P.N. Guanacaste, Estacíon Pitilla , Santa Cecilia, 9.0 km S, 700m, 85 ° 25 ' 40 ' W, 10 ° 59 ' 26 N, LN 330200,380200, March (GNP Biodiversity Survey)( INBIO : CRI 000­034152), 1 f, 85 ° 25 ' 40 ' W, 10 ° 59 ' 26 N, December (C. Moraga & P. Rios)( INBIO : CRI 000­ 166086); 1 f, Heredia, Puerto Viejo, 3.0 km S, Finca La Selva, 84 ° 01' W, 10 ° 26 ' N, April (H. A. Hespenheide )( HAH: ADP 5096), 2 f, March (H. A. Hespenheide )( HAH: ADP 62307, ADP 80772); 1m, Limón, Finca de E. Rojas, Sector Cerro Cocori, 150m, May (E. Rojas)( INBIO : CRI 000­ 468171), 1 f, September (E. Rojas)( INBIO : CRI 000­ 951292), 1 f, Rio Reventazon, Ebene, Hamburg Farm, 10, 83° 28 ' W, 10 ° 15 ' N, March (F. Nevermann)(WAR: ADP3873, 1m, A.C. Tortuguero, Sardinas, Barra del Colorado, 15m, 83 ° 33 ' W, 10 ° 40 ' N, LN 291900,565900 # 4639, April ­ May (F.V. Araya)( INBIO : CRI 002­ 169837), 1 f, 50m, LN 291900,565900 # 2916, May (F.V. Araya)( INBIO : CRI 001­ 917493), 1m, 15m, January ­ February (F.V. Araya)( INBIO : CRI 002­ 163901), 1m, P.N. Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Cerro Tortuguero, 0­100m, 83 ° 32 ' W, 10 ° 34 ' N, LN 285000,588000, November (J. Solano ( INBIO : CRI 000­ 141193), 1 f, A.C. Tortuguero, R.N.F.S. Barra del Colorado, Rio Sardinas, 10m, July (F.V. Araya)( INBIO : CRI 000­ 690645), 1 f, 0m, July (R.U. Chavarría)( INBIO : CRI 000­ 244568); 1 f, Puntarenas, Peninsula de Osa, Rancho Quemado, 200m, LS 292500, 511000, November (M. Segura)( INBIO : CRI 000­ 962800), 1 f, Res. Biol. Carara, Estacíon Quebrada Bonita, 50m, LN 194500,469850, August (R. Zuñiga )( INBIO : CRI 000­ 181297).

Specific epithet. The specific epithet, catie , is used as a noun in apposition. It is the acronym of the forestry school at Turrialba , Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza.

Notes. This species ranges from sea level to 1100m altitude.

INBio

National Biodiversity Institute, Costa Rica

CRI

Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense, Bairro Universitário

CATIE

Tropical Agricultural Research and Training Center (CATIE)

HAH

Hoyt Arboretum

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Agra