Agra jimwappes 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 : 16-17

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6277966

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Agra jimwappes Erwin
status

new species

Agra jimwappes Erwin , new species

( Figs. 1 a, 1 View FIGURE 1. A b, 1 c)

Holotype. Female, COSTA RICA: Guanacaste, La Pacifica, 10 º 28 'N 085º07'W, June (J.E. Wappes)( USNM: ADP 85171).

Diagnosis. With character states of the arrowi group, and elytral apex clearly obliquely truncate with a small lateral tooth.

Description. Color and luster: Castaneous, head and knees piceous; head and prontoum very shiny, elytra somewhat matte in appearance. Form: Male unknown. Head ( Fig. 1 a View FIGURE 1. A ) behind eyes somewhat rounded in female. Elytron ( Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1. A b) with apex moderately produced medially, lateral tooth small, sutural angle obtuse, not projected acutely; interneurs of biserite rows of punctulae. Sternum VI ( Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1. A c) of female shallowly v­shaped. Size: medium, 15.1mm in length, 3.8mm in width.

Other specimens examined. None, the Holotype is only specimen known at present.

Specific epithet. The specific epithet, jimwappes , is a noun in apposition based on the name of James E. Wappes, the collector of the Holotype, and many other excellent records of this genus.

Notes. Adults of this species are similar to adults of Agra winnie , however, the truncated elytral apex of Agra jimwappes is clearly unique.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Agra