Floromadane tumens PRENA, 2009

Prena, Jens, 2009, Floromadane, a new genus of baridine weevils associated with Rubiaceae in Costa Rica and Panama (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Baridinae), Beiträge Zur Entomologie = Contributions to Entomology 59 (1), pp. 239-246 : 245-246

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.21248/contrib.entomol.59.1.239-246

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5212827

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/356C87AA-9760-FF80-0263-70D6FC967F84

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Floromadane tumens PRENA
status

sp. n.

Floromadane tumens PRENA , sp. n.

Holotype male, dissected, Costa Rica, labeled: “ Panamá: Panamá Pr./ Cerro Campana , 850m. / 8˚ 40' N, 79˚ 56' W/ 13 May 73 Stockwell”, “ HOLOTYPE / Floromadane / tumens / Prena, 2009” ( CMNC).

Paratypes: 2 males. PANAMA: Panamá Prov., Cerro Campana , 26.6.1971, H. A. Hespenheide ( HPSC), ditto, 16.7.1976, W. Clark ( USNM) .

Description:

Total length 4.8-6.5 mm, standard length 4.6-6.1 mm, width 2.7-3.7 mm; integument dark brown, ochre scales in incomplete dorsolateral and median pronotal vittae and in irregular clusters particularly on apical half of elytra ( Fig. 5-6 View Fig ); pronotum gibbous, disk distinctly arched in lateral view, punctures confluent, intervals granular, confluent in midline; scutellum square, apex round to acuminate; elytra subtriangular, conjointly rounded and completely covering pygidium, interstriae costate except for flat portions of disk; ventral tooth variously reduced on profemur, largest on mesofemur; tibiae with praemucro indistinct, male with sparse fringe of long hairs on ventral edge of protibia; claws subconnate at base; male genitalia similar to those of F. atrorubens .

Plant association:

Unknown.

Distribution:

The species is known only from Cerro Campana in central Panama.

Epithet:

A Latin present participle derived from tumeo meaning “swollen”.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Genus

Floromadane