Desera schultzei Heller 1923: 303

Liang, Hongbin & Kavanaugh, David H., 2007, Review of the Genus Dendrocellus Schmidt-Göbel (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Dryptini), with Descriptions of Seven New Species, The Coleopterists Bulletin (Oxford, England) 61 (1), pp. 1-39 : 1-39

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https://doi.org/ 10.1649/934.1

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Desera schultzei Heller 1923: 303
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Desera schultzei Heller 1923: 303 ( Philippines)

32 Types. Lectotype, here designated, a female ( SMTD), labeled: ‘‘ Luzon, Montalban, W. Schultze’ ’/‘‘ schultzei Typus’ ’ [red label]/‘‘1920’’/‘‘ Staatl. Museum für Tierkunde, Dresden’ ’/‘‘ LECTOTYPE, Desera schultzei Heller , designated by H. B. Liang & D. H. Kavanaugh 2006’’ [red label]. Paralectotypes (total 2 specimens): 1 female ( SMTD), ‘‘ Luzon, Montalban, W. Schultze’’/‘‘ Dendrocellus schultzei det. Heller’ ’/‘‘ Staatl. Museum für Tierkunde, Dresden’ ’/‘‘PARALEC- TOTYPE, Desera schultzei Heller designated by H. B. Liang & D. H. Kavanaugh 2006’’ [yellow label]; 1 female ( SMTD), ‘‘ Luzon, Montalban, W. Schultze’’/‘‘ Coll. W. Schultze, Ankauf 1942’’/’’ Staatl. Museum für Tierkunde, Dresden’ ’/‘‘ PARA- LECTOTYPE, Desera schultzei Heller designated by H. B. Liang & D. H. Kavanaugh 2006’’ [yellow label].

Other specimens examined. Total 1 specimen: 1 female ( MBC), ‘‘ Bali, 8 km e. Cekik, W. Bali NP, 8 ° 11 9 S, 114 ° 30 9 E, 13- 16.12.2000, leg. Gerstmeier’ ’, ‘‘ Desera schultzei Heller , det. M. Baehr GoogleMaps ‘02’’.

Description. Length 10.8–11.4 mm, width 3.4–3.6 mm. Black, head and pronotum with slight blue luster; elytra with very slight green luster; apical two-thirds of Ant 1 black, basal third brown, Ant 2 and Ant 3 dark brown, Ant 4–11 brown; femora and tibiae black, tarsi dark brown. Head slightly wider than pronotum, HW/PW 5 1.11 (1.08–1.13); vertex convex, coarsely punctate; Ant 1/ Ant 3 5 3.63 (3.50–3.72); labrum with medial lobe slightly protruded anteriorly; genae long, distinctly tumid; eyes large, 2.5 times as long as genae. Pronotum densely punctate, wide, PL/PW 5 1.47 (1.45–1.49); lateral margins gradually widened from apical angles to middle, sinuate before basal angles; basal angles protruded laterally, nearly rectangular; basal foveae shallow; middle line fine. Elytra short, EL/EW 5 1.69 (1.67–1.72), EW/PW 5 2.35 (2.30–2.38); lateral margins widened posteriad to apical third, then narrowed to apex; outer angles sharp, with a short tooth; intervals flat, densely punctate, interspace between two adjacent punctures narrower than diameter of punctures. Tarsal claws with 6 long pectinations, the longest pectination subequal to the width of claw base ( Fig. 59 View Figs ).

Distribution. Philippines, Indonesia.

Remarks. Members of this species are similar to those of D. unidentatus (Macleay) in having long claw pectinations and a large ratio of Ant 1/Ant 3, but differ in having a shorter pronotum, nearly black elytra, and black femora. They are also similar to members of D. gestroi Bates , as stated by Heller (1921: 303), but differ in having a longer pronota than D. gestroi members. The femora and tibiae of adults of D. schultzei are all black, which is unique within the genus.

MBC

Montgomery Botanical Center

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Desera

Loc

Desera schultzei Heller 1923: 303

Liang, Hongbin & Kavanaugh, David H. 2007
2007
Loc

Desera schultzei Heller 1923: 303

Heller 1923: 303
1923