Edaphus electrinus, Puthz, 2014

Puthz, V., 2014, Review of the New World Edaphus MOTSCHULSKY (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) 120 th Contribution to the Knowledge of Euaesthetinae, Linzer biologische Beiträge 46 (1), pp. 799-827 : 805-806

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5306839

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5314508

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B4C251-FFD4-7672-FF3D-873962B4FEB4

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Edaphus electrinus
status

nov.sp.

Edaphus electrinus nov.sp. (figs 19, 45, 46)

Type material: Holotype () and 7, 2 - paratypes: BOLIVIA: La Paz , Coroico Cerro Uchumachi, 2150m, 16 o 12,.16’S, 67 o 43.33’W, 2nd growth cloud forest litter, 27.I.2001, R. Anderson. - HT and PTT in the KSEM, PTT also in cP.

D e s c r i p t i o n: Brachypterous, light reddish brown, shiny, aside of setiferous punctures and a few punctures on anterior alpF impunctate; pubescence semierect.

L e n g t h: 1.5-2.1mm (forebody: 0.9-1.0mm).

PM of the ht: HW: 48; DE: 35; LE: 12; LT: -; LG: 2; PW: 56; PL: 43; EW: 71; EL: 51; SL: 37.

M a l e: Sternite 8 (fig. 19). Sternite 9 acute apicomedially, no fields of ha present. SpP and vs as in E. variipennis . Aedeagus (figs 45, 46) very similar to that of E. variipennis but the parameres with one distinct apical seta.

In most respects similar to the brachypterous E. variipennis but the anterior portion of alpF with few distinct punctures.

C o m p a r a t i v e n o t e: Aside of the punctate alpF and the male sexual characters this new species cannot be distinguished from E. variipennis .

E t y m o l o g y: The name of this species refers to the colour of the insect, " electrinus " (Lat.= amber-like).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Edaphus