Figulus

Monte, Cinzia, Zilioli, Michele & Bartolozzi, Luca, 2016, Revision of the Australian species of Figulus MacLeay, 1819 (Coleoptera: Lucanidae), Zootaxa 4189 (3), pp. 447-484 : 449

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4189.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3B503E4F-7748-4AC4-965E-B010E225255B

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6055472

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E30D10-FFA7-FFC5-FF77-FD06FA7B6783

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Plazi

scientific name

Figulus
status

 

Key for the identification of the Australian species of Figulus

1. Antenna with 10 antennomeres. Larger species (> 1 cm)....................................................... 2

- Antenna with 9 antennomeres. Smaller species (1 cm or less).......................... F. lilliputanus Westwood, 1855

2. Anterior margin of pronotum with a tubercle ( Figs. 1 View FIGURES 1‒5 , 12 View FIGURES 12‒15 , 16 View FIGURES 16‒19 , 20 View FIGURES 20‒24 , 25 View FIGURES 25‒29 )............................................. 3

- Anterior margin of pronotum trituberculate ( Fig. 30 View FIGURES 30‒34 ).................................... F. trilobus Westwood, 1838

3. Mentum with two bilateral, oval concavities ( Figs. 2 View FIGURES 1‒5 , 17 View FIGURES 16‒19 )...................................................... 4

- Mentum without two bilateral, oval concavities ( Figs. 9 View FIGURES 8‒11 , 13 View FIGURES 12‒15 , 21 View FIGURES 20‒24 , 26 View FIGURES 25‒29 , 31 View FIGURES 30‒34 )......................................... 5

4. Labrum narrow and almost equilaterally triangular ( Fig. 16 View FIGURES 16‒19 ); anterior pronotal angles with a narrow rim ( Fig. 16 View FIGURES 16‒19 )..................................................................................... … F. regularis Westwood, 1834

- Labrum wide, short, and truncate or shallowly convex ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1‒5 ); anterior pronotal angles with a broad horizontal rim ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1‒5 ).................................................................................. F. boileaui Bomans, 1989

5. Mentum with two small tubercles at sides near the base ( Fig. 13 View FIGURES 12‒15 )........................... F. nitens Waterhouse, 1874

- Mentum with two small tubercles present laterally ( Figs. 21 View FIGURES 20‒24 , 26 View FIGURES 25‒29 )............................................... 6

6. Head and pronotum sparsely and finely punctate ( Fig. 20 View FIGURES 20‒24 ); large subcircular punctures on the elytra ( Fig. 20 View FIGURES 20‒24 )................................................................................................. .. F. rossi Gahan, 1900

- Head and pronotum densely punctate ( Fig. 25 View FIGURES 25‒29 ); small suboval punctures on the elytra ( Fig. 25 View FIGURES 25‒29 ).............................................................................................. F. sulcicollis Hope in Westwood, 1845

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Lucanidae