Dendrocellus Schmidt-Göbel

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

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1649/934.1

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D187BC-FFD0-4803-2917-B93624E0FB93

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Dendrocellus Schmidt-Göbel
status

 

Key to the species of the genus Dendrocellus Schmidt-Göbel

1 Pronotum red or brown, with purple luster ( Figs. 1 View Figs , 15 View Figs )............... 2

1 9 Pronotum black with green or blue metallic luster...................... 4

2 (1) Claw with long pectinations in inner side ( Fig. 65 View Figs ). Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Senegal, Uganda, Zambia.................................... D. australis Péringuey

2 9 Claw with very short pectinations in inner side ( Fig. 70 View Figs )............... 3 4 6 3(1 9) Elytra bicolored, basal two-thirds bluish-green, apical third dark purple to black, ( Fig. 109 View Figs ), striae faintly impressed, nearly effaced. Malawi....................................... D. bicoloripennis , new species

3 9 Elytra unicolored, green throughout ( Fig. 15 View Figs ), striae deeply impressed, distinct. Congo, Zambia....... D. micropectinatus , new species

4(1 9) Scutellum reddish brown, meso- and meta-sternum brown. Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania.................................................... D. viridipennis (Hope)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae