Agrilaxia (Agrilaxia) costaricensis Obenberger, 1922, Obenberger, 1922

Bílý, Svatopluk, 2015, A study on the genus Agrilaxia Kerremans, 1903 from Venezuela (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Buprestinae: Anthaxiini), Zootaxa 4039 (1), pp. 173-182: 174-175

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4039.1.8

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:23C77F3B-CEB3-46CA-9EA2-AF137A9E2A91

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5741214

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AA87FA-FFA1-FFDB-FF7D-F7AB535FF4BA

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scientific name

Agrilaxia (Agrilaxia) costaricensis Obenberger, 1922
status

 

Agrilaxia (Agrilaxia) costaricensis Obenberger, 1922  

( Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1 – 9. 1 )

Agrilaxia costaricensis Obenberger, 1922: 178   .

Agrilaxia costaricensis: Blackwelder, 1944: 314   (catalogue);

Anthaxia (Agrilaxia) costaricensis: Cobos, 1972: 111   ; Bílý, 1997: 19, 61 (catalogue). Agrilaxia costaricensis: Bellamy, 2008: 1501   (catalogue).

Type specimen studied. Holotype by monotypy (female, NMPC): “ Costa Rica [h, no precise data] // Typus [p, red] // Agrilaxia costaricensis   m. Type [h] Det. D r. Obenberger [p]”.

Additional specimens studied. COSTA RICA: La Caja, 21.v. 1933 // C. R. 1207 // En Polygonum   sp. // Colleccion C. H. Ballou (1 female, MIZA); Punta Province, 6 km SE Santa Elena, 9.– 12.vi. 1986, F. T. Hovore coll. (1 male, HCLA); Punta Province, 6 km SE Santa Elena, 7.– 8.vi. 1987, F. T. Hovore coll., on Croton   blossoms (1 male, 1 female, NMPC). ECUADOR: [no precise data], (1 female, NMPC). VENEZUELA: Aragua, El Limon, 450 m, 4.v. 1976 // Luz de Mercurio // F. Fernandez Y. coll. (1 female—Fig. 2, MIZA); Estacion Experimental San Nicolas, 56 km de Guanare, 180 m, 13.iv. 1972 // J. & B. Bechyně leg. (1 female, NMPC). PANAMA: Panama Province, 7.5–13 km N of El Llano, 24.– 26.v. 1994, F. T. Hovore coll. (1 female, HCLA); Llano-Carti road km 8, 350 m, 28.v. 1994, Stockwell leg. (2 females, HCLA).

Note. Some specimens (male and female in USNM [ Cobos, 1972] and a female mentioned here (La Caja) were collected on Polygonum   sp. ( Polygonaceae   ) but this plant is unlikely to be a host plant.

Distribution. Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama (new country record), Venezuela.

NMPC

National Museum Prague

MIZA

Museo del Instituto de Zoologia Agricola Francisco Fernandez Yepez

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Buprestidae

Genus

Agrilaxia

Loc

Agrilaxia (Agrilaxia) costaricensis Obenberger, 1922

Bílý, Svatopluk 2015
2015
Loc

Anthaxia (Agrilaxia) costaricensis:

Bellamy 2008: 1501
Bily 1997: 19
Cobos 1972: 111
1972
Loc

Agrilaxia costaricensis:

Blackwelder 1944: 314
1944
Loc

Agrilaxia costaricensis

Obenberger 1922: 178
1922