Aspasiola Chaudoir 1877

Erwin, Terry L., 2004, The beetle family Carabidae of Costa Rica: The genera of the Cryptobatida group of subtribe Agrina, tribe Lebiini, with new species and notes on their way of life (Insecta: Coleoptera), Zootaxa 662, pp. 1-54: 8-9

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.158702

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:E1878D62-01DE-4BB2-8960-23085056D27F

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BA879A-5D67-FFCD-FECC-D1737871FD12

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Aspasiola Chaudoir 1877
status

 

Key to the Costa Rican species of Aspasiola Chaudoir 1877 

1 Legs and tarsomeres concolorous, testaceous ......................................................... 2

1 ' Leg bicolored, femur testaceous, tibia and tarsomeres piceous................................ 5

2 (1) Elytron with punctulae of interneurs markedly small and fine throughout; pronotum transverse with hind angle slightly obtuse, margin not markedly constricted anterior to hind angle ............................................................................ A. selva Erwin  , n. sp.

2 ' Elytron with punctulae of interneurs moderately coarse in basal half, fine posteriorly; pronotum with hind angle obtuse, margin markedly constricted anterior to hind angle ........................................................................................................................ 3

3 (2 ') Pronotum with margins broadly explanate, width greater than head across eyes; elytra somewhat obscurely pigmented, only humerus AND post scutellar area pale.. .................................................................................................... A. osa Erwin  , n. sp.

3 ' Pronotum with margins narrowly explanate, width less than head across eyes; entire elytron pale, although darkly pigmented wings may show through; post scutellar area pale ................................................................................................................... 4

4 (3 ') Eyes normal, moderately produced, not appearing stalked from posterior aspect; distal antennomeres (5–11) black ........................................................... A. ignea Bates 

4 ' Eyes slightly stalked, markedly produced, appearing stalked from posterior aspect; distal antennomeres (5–11) brown, 3–4 slightly infuscated.. A. bonita Erwin  , n. sp.

5 (1 ') Elytron with humeral area darkly pigmented with bluish reflections, remainder bright rufous; apex of femur infuscated .............................. A. steineri Erwin  , n. sp.

5 ' Elytron bright rufous; apex of femur testaceous............................ A. lemoides Bates