Plateros bogotensis Kirsch, 1865

Nascimento, Elynton Alves Do & Bocakova, Milada, 2012, Nomenclatural changes and redescriptions in Plateros Bourgeois, 1879 (Coleoptera: Lycidae) from Neotropical region, Zootaxa 3487, pp. 77-84: 82

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10.5281/zenodo.212348

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scientific name

Plateros bogotensis Kirsch, 1865
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Plateros bogotensis Kirsch, 1865 

Plateros bogotensis Kirsch, 1865: 67  .

Type material. Holotype, male, Colombia: “Bogota, Kirsch” without other data ( SMTD).

Diagnosis. Plateros bogotensis  differs from other Plateros  in the presence of several ventrolateral thorns of phallus.

Redescription. Body with ventral surface dark brown. Head dark brown, eyes small, interocular distance 1.6 x longer than eye diameter. Antennae filiform to slightly serrate, reaching over elytral midlength. Antennomere 4 about 1.5 x longer than 3, antennomere 4 weakly (1.1 x) longer than 5. Maxillary and labial palpi short, terminal palpomeres slightly securiform. Pronotum yellow with two dark brown longitudinal stripes in mediobasal portion, strongly triangularly produced forwards, widest at basal margin, lateral margins moderately divergent posteriorly. Posterior pronotal margin bisinuate, posterior angles acute, anterior margin quite trapezoidal. Scutellum dark brown, oblong, with a shallow arcuate apical notch. Elytra yellow in basal 2 / 3 with dark sutural stripe in basal 2 / 5, distal ½ of elytra dark brown. Elytra elongate, subparallel-sided, about 3.2 x as long as humeral width, each elytron with 9 weak costae, reticulate cells irregular, covered with pubescence. Legs slender, compressed, tibiae straight, trochanters and bases of femora yellow. Male genitalia slender, phallus over 5 x longer than phallobase, basal portion provided with 5 ventrolateral thorns ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 1 – 12). Body length: 8.1 mm, humeral width: 2 mm.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Lycidae

Genus

Plateros

Loc

Plateros bogotensis Kirsch, 1865

Nascimento, Elynton Alves Do & Bocakova, Milada 2012

2012
Loc

Plateros bogotensis

Kirsch 1865: 67

1865