Agrilus acutus

Jendek, Eduard, 2004, Revision of Agrilus acutus (Thunberg, 1787) and related species (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), Zootaxa 507, pp. 1-19: 15-16

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.157803

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F73DFEBC-2F19-41E7-BB42-BE06777A6D83

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B787BA-FFB5-FFEB-FEC5-8E49B264FABC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Agrilus acutus
status

 

Key to the Agrilus acutus   and A. paradiseus   species­groups

1 Tarsal claws bifid, cleft nearly to base, teeth subeaqual in form and legth, outer tooth straight, inner one curved inside forming with inner tooth of opposite claw pincettelike configuration; last tergite acuminate on apex; ovipositor short, subquadrate; pronotal sides subarcuate; elytra glabrous or with white ornamental pubescence; acutus   ­group ....................................................................................................................... 2

­ Tarsal claws cleft near middle, inner tooth shorter and broader; last tergite spinate on apex; ovipositor very long; pronotal sides straight converging anteriorly; elytra with

golden adsutural toment in apical third; paradiseus   ­group........................................... 6 2 Prosternal lobe deeply arcuately emarginate; elytra brightly bicolor, basal X­like mark and apex golden­green and white pubescent, remains deep­blue and glabrous; 9.5– 10.6 mm ................................................. A. cyaneofasciatus   revalidated name, Fig. 6 View FIGURES 1 – 6

­ Prosternal lobe subtruncate; elytra concolor in various hues of blue or green, rarely black ....................................................................................................................................... 3

3 Pronotal mediobasal impression missing or obsolete; elytra and episternites glabrous; laterosternites with white tomentose patches; males blue or green; females brightly bicolor, pronotum golden­orange, elytra blue or green; elytral apices with short outer spine; 6–8.6 mm .......................................................................... A. coelestis   , Figs. 3, 4 View FIGURES 1 – 6

­ Pronotal mediobasal impression deep; elytra with white ornamental pubescence; laterosternites and episternites with white tomentose patches; sexual dichroism not apparent; elytral apices with small or long outer spine................................................. 4

4 Elytra with postmedial and preapical strips of white hairs ........................................... 5

­ Only apex of elytra with white hairs; 5.9–7 mm ............................................................. .................................................................... A. acanthopterus   revalidated name, Fig. 5 View FIGURES 1 – 6

5 Pronotum wider (wide / length = 1.6–1.7); elytral apices with long outer spine ( Figs. 9–11 View FIGURES 9 – 15 ); elytral pubescence less marked or faint; 5.5–8.9 mm ................ A. acutus   , Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1 – 6

­ Pronotum longer (wide / length = 1.4–1.55); elytral apices with small outer spine ( Figs. 12–15 View FIGURES 9 – 15 ); elytral pubescence well marked; 6.6–10.2 mm ....................................... ......................................................................................... A. dianthus   new status, Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1 – 6

6 Prehumerus straight; pronotal disk with large medial, longitudinal impression; elytra with obvious adsutural impression; golden adsutural elytral toment extends to elytral apices; 10.9 mm .................................................. A. mikusiakorum   new species, Fig. 8 View FIGURES 7 – 8

­ Prehumerus strongly arcuate; pronotal disk with large mediobasal impression; elytra without adsutural impression; golden adsutural elytral toment not extending to apices; 9.2 mm .......................................................................................... A. paradiseus   , Fig. 7 View FIGURES 7 – 8

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Buprestidae

Genus

Agrilus