Euconnus (Cladoconnus) goerzensis Reitter

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

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Euconnus (Cladoconnus) goerzensis Reitter


Euconnus (Cladoconnus) goerzensis Reitter

( Figs. 15–16 View FIGURES 15 – 22. 15 )

Euconnus goerzensis Reitter, 1894: 101 . Type locality: Salvano env. De Görz. Euconnus (s.str.) goerzensis Reitter : Ganglbauer, 1899: 49.

Euconnus (Cladoconnus) goerzensis Reitter : Franz, 1964: 158, Fig. 30 View FIGURES 23 – 30. 23 ; Franz, 1971b: 301, Fig. 25 View FIGURES 23 – 30. 23 ; Karaman, 1974: 140, Fig. 30 View FIGURES 23 – 30. 23 .

Material examined (4 3, 1 Ƥ): CROATIA: 1 3: Plitvitzer Seen, 10– 23.8.1975, leg. Brachat (HMGG). BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: 2 3: Igman – Gb. Apfelbeck (HNHM). SERBIA: 1 3, 1 Ƥ: Tara Planina, Zaovine, 920m, 28.x.2008, leg. M. Stevanoviċ (PHKS).

Description: Body shiny, reddish-brown, body length about 1.95 mm, body width about 0.80 mm; with long, golden pubescence, shorter but even pubescence on whole surface of elytra, longer, dense and erect on sides of pronotum and posterior part of head. Head slightly wider than long, tempora evenly convergent posteriorly; eyes protuberant; supra-antennal tubercles strongly protuberant. Antennae ( Fig. 15 View FIGURES 15 – 22. 15 ) 0.95–1.05 mm long; antennomere III about as long as wide; IV–VI subequal, slightly transverse; VII 1.50 times as wider than long, wider than VI; antennomere VIII about 1.15 times as long as wide; IX slightly wider than long; antennomere X subquadrate; terminal antennomere 1.70 as long as wide, about 1.80 times as long as X. Pronotum slightly longer than wide. Elytra about 1.35 times as long as wide, sutural striae reaching basal fifth of elytra. Aedeagus 0.39 mm in length, as in Fig. 16 View FIGURES 15 – 22. 15 .

Distribution: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Italy.

Differential diagnosis: Euconnus goerzensis differs from other species of schlosseri group by large body, about 1.95 mm long, antennomere IX slightly wider than long, X subquadrate, symmetrical. E. goerzensis is most similar to E. pulcher , both are largest species of the schlosseri group, but it is readily separated from late by shorter terminal antennomere which is only 1.70 times as long as wide, while in E. pulcher it is about twice as long as wide.













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