Ptomaphaginus sabahensis Schilthuizen & Perreau, 2008

Schilthuizen, Menno, Perreau, Michel & Njunjic, Iva, 2018, A review of the Cholevinae from the island of Borneo (Coleoptera, Leiodidae), ZooKeys 777, pp. 57-108: 75

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.777.23212

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scientific name

Ptomaphaginus sabahensis Schilthuizen & Perreau, 2008
status

 

Ptomaphaginus sabahensis Schilthuizen & Perreau, 2008  Figures 5g, 7i, j, 9h

Ptomaphaginus sabahensis  Schilthuizen & Perreau, 2008: 202, figs 11, 12; type from Gunung Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo (in MHNG).

Description.

(adapted from Schilthuizen and Perreau (2008)). Length 2.4 mm. Habitus elongated, parallel-sided. Pronotum short, 2.3 times as wide as long, nearly as wide as the elytra. Elytra 1.35 times as long as their combined width. Aedeagus quadrangular with a sinuous apical expansion. Internal stylus short and moderately thick. Female unknown.

Differential diagnosis.

The elongated habitus combined with the rectangular and stocky aedeagus are unique features among the Bornean Ptomaphaginus  .

Habitat and distribution.

Only known from the male holotype, collected on Gunung Kinabalu at 1580 m elevation.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Genus

Ptomaphaginus

Loc

Ptomaphaginus sabahensis Schilthuizen & Perreau, 2008

Schilthuizen, Menno, Perreau, Michel & Njunjic, Iva 2018

2018
Loc

Ptomaphaginus sabahensis

Portevin 1914

1914