Floromadane, 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 : 243

publication ID

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5212821

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/356C87AA-9762-FF83-0263-711AFB057B2B

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Floromadane
status

 

Key to species of Floromadane

1 Tarsal claws slender and separate at base; ventral tooth of middle femur slightly smaller than tooth of hind femur; scutellum with moderately dense vestiture of yellow scales; elytron with fascia of yellow scales arching from metasternal flank to elytral apex (may be fragmented); 300-820 m elevation. ..................................................................................... F. pictulus

1’ Tarsal claws widened and subconnate at base; ventral tooth of middle femur noticeably larger than tooth of hind femur; scutellum with vestiture indistinct; elytron with subapical fascia of yellow scales not reaching metasternal flank, or without fascia; 600-2100 m elevation. .....................................................................................................................B

2 Integument reddish brown, tarsi fuscous; metasternal flank with conspicuous white scales; pronotum slightly arched in lateral view ( Fig. 2 View Fig ); elytral interstria 8 with subtle median ridge; Costa Rica and western Panama. ..................................................... F. atrorubens

2’ Integument (including tarsi) dark brown; metasternal flank without conspicuous white scales; pronotum noticeably gibbous (Fig.F); elytral interstria 8 with distinct median ridge; central Panama. ............................................................................................... F. tumens

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae