Elaphropus (Ammotachys) marchantarius , Boyd, Olivia F. & Erwin, Terry L., 2016

Boyd, Olivia F. & Erwin, Terry L., 2016, Taxonomic review of New World Tachyina (Coleoptera, Carabidae): descriptions of new genera, subgenera, and species, with an updated key to the subtribe in the Americas, ZooKeys 626, pp. 87-123: 99-101

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.626.10033

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/DEB2BADC-BEEC-430D-B80D-735BB7407ADC

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scientific name

Elaphropus (Ammotachys) marchantarius
status

sp. n.

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Elaphropus (Ammotachys) marchantarius  sp. n. Figs 1E, 2F, 3F, 4F, 5F

Type material.

Holotype: male ( NMNH) with following label data: "BRAZIL/AM-(Rio Solimões) / Ilha de Marchantaria / 59°58'W 3°15'S; Várzea / J. Adis leg. 22 I 1982". Paratypes: 8 (6 male, 2 female) in NMNH, ZSM from "BRAZIL/AM-(Rio Solimões) / Ilha de Marchantaria / 59°58'W 3°15'S; Várzea / J. Adis leg. 1.10.81" [1♂, NMNH], "BRAZIL/AM-(Rio Solimões) / Ilha de Marchantaria / 59°58'W 3°15'S; Várzea / J. Adis leg 20-2.[?] [handwritten] 1989A" // Lago Camaleão: light trap / 3.60 m above ground on / Macrolobium acaciifolium  / leg. C Martius/A Rebello" [1♂, NMNH], handwritten label: "Jacareacanga / Para Brasie / XII-1968 / M. Alvarenga" [1♂, NMNH], "VENEZUELA, T.F.Amaz. / San Carlos de Rio / Negro, 23 Jan. 1985 / P. & P. Spangler, / R.Faitoute,W.Steiner" [1♂, NMNH], "LETICIA,Amazonas / Colombia 700 ft. / Feb.23-Mar.2/74 / H. & A. Howden" [2♂, UASM], "BRAZIL/AM-(Rio Solimões) / Ilha de Marchantaria / 59°58'W 3°15'S; Várzea / J. Adis leg. 22.XII 1981[?]" [1♀, NMNH], “Jacaré P.N.Xingu / M.Grosso- Bras. / XI.1961 / leg.M.Alvarenga" [1♀, ZSM].

Type locality.

Brazil: Amazonas: Rio Solimões, Ilha de Marchantaria, 59°58'W 3°15'S.

Description.

Size, form, color, microsculpture, head, prothorax, mesothorax, and distribution as in description of the subgenus.

Derivation of specific epithet.

The specific epithet marchantarius  is a toponym referring to Ilha de Marchantaria, the collection locality of the majority of type material, located near Manaus, Brazil.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Elaphropus