Agra delgadoi 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 : 58-59

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6278028

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Agra delgadoi Erwin
status

new species

Agra delgadoi Erwin , new species

( Figs. 26 a, 26 View FIGURE 26. A b, 26 c, 26 d)

Holotype. Male, Panamá, Panamá Province, Cerro Campana , 800m, 08º 40 'N 79 º 56 'W, July, (H. Stockwell)( USNM: ADP 59923).

Diagnosis. This is the only species of Agra in Costa Rica with metallic purple nearly truncate elytra, and completely pale antennae.

Description. Color and luster: Rufopiceous. Elytra metallic purple. Venter and appendages paler; antennomeres 4­11 testaceous. Surface shiny. Form: Head ( Fig. 26 a View FIGURE 26. A ) of female behind eyes short, hind angles rounded. Pronotum and prosternum finely punctate, prothorax widest at middle. Elytron with apex ( Fig. 26 View FIGURE 26. A b) slightly oblique, lateral tooth small, sutural apex rounded, not projected acutely, apical margin very slightly emarginate. Aedeagus ( Fig. 26 View FIGURE 26. A d) with ostium short, apex rounded, shorter than wide; parameres unisetose. Size: small, 8.5 to 10.0mm in length, 2.30 to 2.66mm in width.

Other specimens examined. Three female paratypes. Costa Rica: Tortuguero and Cordillera Volcánica Central Conservation Areas. Costa Rica: Limón, Tortuguero National Park, Cerro Tortuguero, 0m ­ 120m, LN 285000,588000, April (R. Delgado)( INBio : CRI 000242885); Cartago, Turrialba , CATIE , 600m, 09º 53 'N 83 º 38 'W, May (H. & A. Howden)( USNM: ADP 66237). Panamá, Panamá Province, Cerro Campana , 800m, 08º 40 'N 79 º 56 'W, July, (H. Stockwell)( USNM: ADP 68252).

Specific epithet. The specific epithet, delgadoi , is the Latinized genitive form of the family name of the collector of one of the secondary type specimens, parataxonomist, Roberto Delgado of Cartago, Costa Rica.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

INBio

National Biodiversity Institute, Costa Rica

CRI

Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense, Bairro Universitário

CATIE

Tropical Agricultural Research and Training Center (CATIE)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Agra