Agra janzeni 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 : 33

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.6277986

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A287CA-7835-FFAF-FEEC-FE9E9EC8FBD1

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scientific name

Agra janzeni Erwin
status

new species

Agra janzeni Erwin , new species

( Figs. 11 a, 11 View FIGURE 11. A b, 11 c)

Holotype. Female. COSTA RICA: Heredia, Estacíon La Selva, 10 º 27 'N 083º 59 'W, October, ( ALAS Project)(INBio­OET: CRI 002­ 233128).

Diagnosis. All black body with large, coarse, cribriform elytral punctulae; antennae, tibiae and tarsi pale, femora infuscated. Elytron with apex spiniform at both sutural and lateral corners.

Description. Color and luster: Piceous with rufous appendages, femora infuscated; surface very shiny. Form: Male unknown. Head ( Fig. 11 a View FIGURE 11. A ) moderately long behind eyes, quadrate with slight taper to neck. Pronotum robust, not much tapered to anterior collar. Elytron ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11. A b) short and broad, interneurs of large coarse cribriform punctulae, apex slightly oblique, lateral and sutural dentiform projections spiniform. Sternum VI ( Fig. 11 View FIGURE 11. A c) emarginate with small tooth at middle. Size: medium, 15.5mm in length, 5.2mm in width.

Other specimens examined. The female Holotype is the only specimen I saw.

Specific epithet. The specific epithet, janzeni , is the Latinized genitive form of the family name of Daniel H. Janzen, collector of many interesting Agra specimens from Costa Rica.

Notes. See Erwin (2000 a), for further information on this species­group. The Holotype is from the Tortuguero Conservation Area.

CRI

Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense, Bairro Universitário

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Agra