Physodera chalceres Andrewes, 1930

Ma, Yunlong, Shi, Hongliang & Liang, Hongbin, 2017, Revision of the Oriental Genus Physodera Eschscholtz, 1829 (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini, Physoderina), with the descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa 4243 (2), pp. 297-328: 303-304

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4243.2.3

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scientific name

Physodera chalceres Andrewes, 1930
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Physodera chalceres Andrewes, 1930 

Figs. 16View FIGURES 13 – 18, 30View FIGURES 25 – 30, 38View FIGURE 38.

Andrewes 1930a: 135 (type locality: Penang (Malaya); holotype in NHML); Csiki 1932: 1346; Shi et al. 2013: 41.

Material examined. Holotype of Physodera chalceres Andrewes  ( NHML), a male " Type " [round label with red circle]; " Penang. / (Lamb.) / Pascoe Coll."; "Pascoe Coll. / 93-60"; " Physodera  / chalceres  / Type Andr. / H.E.Andrewes det.". ( Figs. 4View FIGURES 1 – 12, 16View FIGURES 13 – 18) Paratype of Physodera chalceres Andrewes  , a male ( NHML), " Perak / L.C."; " Doherty "; " Fry coll. / 1905.100."; " Ex. coll. / Brit. Mus. "; " Physodera  / chalceres  / Cotype Andr. / H.E.Andrewes det."; " H.E.Andrewes Coll. / B.M. 1945-97."  ; 1 specimen ( MNHN), " Malacca, Perak, W. Doherty "; " Museum Paris , 1952, Coll. R. Oberthür"  . 1 specimen ( MNHN), " Labouan, Borneo "; " Ex Musaeo , Mniszech "; " Museum Paris , 1952, Coll. R. Oberthür’  . 1 male ( IZAS), " Borneo: Sabah, Keningau district , Jungle Girl Camp. N5.4430, E116.4512; 1182m; Shi H.L. & Liu Y. lgt. light trap, 2016. V.1 N".GoogleMaps 

Diagnosis. Body length 8.1–8.9 mm. Dorsal side dark brown with purple hue; pronotum with a pair of ivory callosities on each side, callosities about same size as the eyes; elytra unicolor  . Tergum VII bicolor, middle area widely black, lateral sides with yellow patches around spiracles; sternum VII black, lateral sides with a pair of yellow patches adjacent to the tergal ones. Pronotum base strongly lobed, lateral notch (between posterior angle and basal lobe) width about same as length ( Fig. 53). Elytral third interval with two setigerous pores; apical margin strongly curved. Comparison with related species see diagnosis of P. dejeani  .

Male genitalia ( Fig. 38View FIGURE 38). Median lobe of aedeagus fairly stout, apex weakly bent to right side in ventral view, right margin weakly sinuate before apex; apical lamella very small, its length about 0.6 times as basal width, rounded apically. Internal sac with main flagellum thick, apex almost reaching apical orifice; trumpet-form expansion large, length about 0.45 times as the main flagellum; secondary flagellum and apical bursa absent. Female genitalia not studied.

Distribution. Malay Peninsula, Borneo. ( Fig. 64View FIGURE 64)

NHML

Natural History Museum, Tripoli

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

IZAS

Institut Zoologii Akademii Nauk Ukraini - Institute of Zoology of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Physodera