Euconnus (Cladoconnus) ispartaensis, Hlaváč, Peter & Stevanović, Miroslav, 2013

Hlaváč, Peter & Stevanović, Miroslav, 2013, A review of the subgenus Cladoconnus Reitter of the genus Euconnus Thomson (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scydmaeninae) from the Balkan Peninsula, Turkey and Caucasus, Zootaxa 3646 (4), pp. 401-425 : 409-411

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Euconnus (Cladoconnus) ispartaensis

sp. nov.

Euconnus (Cladoconnus) ispartaensis sp. nov.

( Figs. 17–18 View FIGURES 15 – 22. 15 )

Etymology: named after Isparta, region in Turkey where the species was discovered.

Material examined (1 3): HOLOTYPE, 1 3: TURKEY: white label (p) TR. Isparta, Sutculer, nw Kasimlar, 1540 m, 37°35'15''N, 06°07'12''E, Brachat & Meybohm, 14.04.2008 / red label (p) HOLOTYPE, EUCONNUS sbg. Cladoconnus ispartaensis n. sp., Hlaváč & Stevanoviċ det., 2011. (HMGG).

Description: Body shiny, lighter reddish-brown, legs and maxillary palpi only slightly lighter, body length 1.65 mm, body width 0.70 mm; with dense pubescence on sides and posterior part of head and pronotum and sides and posterior part of elytra, absent on elytral disc. Head slightly wider than long, tempora evenly convergent posteriorly; eyes protuberant; supra-antennal tubercles strongly protuberant. Antennae ( Fig. 17 View FIGURES 15 – 22. 15 ) 0.70 mm long; antennomeres III subquadrate, IV–VII transverse, IV 1.25 times as wide as long, V 1.20 times as wide as long, VI 1.15 times as wide as long and 1.15 times shorter than V, VII 1.45 times as wide as long; antennomere VIII 1.20 times wider than long; IX transverse, about 1.45 times as wide as long; antennomere X strongly transverse, 1.70 times as wide as long; terminal antennomere 1.40 times as long as wide and about 2.20 times as long as X. Pronotum about 1.20 times as long as wide. Elytra about 1.35 times as long as wide, sutural striae reaching basal fourth of elytra. Aedeagus 0.26 mm in length, as in Fig. 18 View FIGURES 15 – 22. 15 .

Distribution: South-western Turkey (Isparta Province).

Differential diagnosis: Euconnus ispartaensis differs from other species of schlosseri group by small body, 1.63 mm long, transverse antennomere IX which is about 1.45 times as wide as long and strongly transverse antennomere X which is 1.70 times as wide as long. See also differential diagnosis for E. gagranicus .













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