Dacrysoma ranomafanense , Darby, Michael, 2013

Darby, Michael, 2013, Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 1: The Tribe Discheramocephalini including eighteen new species, Zootaxa 3718 (3), pp. 239-266: 250

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3718.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:003A16B5-34C5-48F8-A41C-8B784F3B06CB

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F7A738D3-DC1C-443C-92E0-9153694C1250

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:F7A738D3-DC1C-443C-92E0-9153694C1250

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Plazi

scientific name

Dacrysoma ranomafanense
status

sp. n.

Dacrysoma ranomafanense  sp. n.

( Figs. 5View FIGURES 1 – 8, 41View FIGURES 41 – 55, 58View FIGURES 56 – 61, 62View FIGURES 62 – 76, 77View FIGURES 77 – 89, 90)

Habitus Fig. 5View FIGURES 1 – 8. Length 0.89–0.90 mm. Colour: dark brown, head and pronotum slightly darker than elytra, antennae and legs dusky yellow. Antennomeres 3–11 Fig. 41View FIGURES 41 – 55. Pronotum: length 0.25 mm, width 0.35 mm, finely and densely foveate, Figs. 58View FIGURES 56 – 61, 62View FIGURES 62 – 76. Elytra 0.55 mm long, 0.51 mm wide, foveae and pubescence as pronotum.

Male: aedeagus Fig. 90

Female: spermatheca Fig. 77View FIGURES 77 – 89

Etymology. Named after the Ranomafana National Park where the type specimen was collected.

Remarks. Differs from all other Dacrysoma  by the dark colour, number and density of punctures on the pronotum, and by the form of the genitalia.

Type data. Holotype: ♂, Ranomafana N.P., RNF/ 13 / 2011, litter, sifting, Winkler app. extr. S. 21 ˚ 15 ’ 13.5 ’’ E. 47 ˚ 24 ’09.8’’, 16.iv. 2011, L.S.Rahanitriniaina & R.Raveloson (BMNH). Paratypes: 9 exs, same data as holotype (BMNH); 1 ex Ranomafana N.P., RNF/ 15 / 2011, litter, sifting, Winkler app. extr., S. 21 ˚ 15 ’06.0’’ E. 47 ˚ 24 ’31.0’’, 1197 m, 16.iv. 2011, L.S.Rahanitriniaina & R.Raveloson (BMNH).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Ptiliidae

Genus

Dacrysoma