Stenus zhoudeyaoi , Tang, Liang, Liu, Si-Yu & Niu, Tong, 2016

Tang, Liang, Liu, Si-Yu & Niu, Tong, 2016, A revision of the Stenusflammeus group (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) with descriptions of twelve new species, ZooKeys 595, pp. 57-83: 75

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.595.8752

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4A56E419-E81B-48E0-9AB3-689C3340E5DF

taxon LSID

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scientific name

Stenus zhoudeyaoi
status

sp. n.

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Staphylinidae

Stenus zhoudeyaoi  sp. n. Figs 9, 58-62

Type material.

Holotype. China: Sichuan: ♂, glued on a card with labels as follows: "China: Sichaun Prov., Dayi County, Xiling Xueshan, 30°41'57"N, 103°09'44"E, mixed leaf litter, shifted, 3150 m, 28.VII.2015, Jiang, Peng, Tu & Zhou leg." "Holotype / Stenus zhoudeyaoi  / Tang, Liu & Niu" [red handwritten label] (SHNU). Paratypes. 2♂♂3♀♀, same data as for the holotype (1 pair in cPut, rest in SHNU).

Description.

BL: 3.3-3.6mm, FL: 1.6-1.7 mm.

HW: 0.67-0.77 mm, PL: 0.53-0.58 mm, PW: 0.54-0.60 mm, EL: 0.56-0.62 mm, EW: 0.64-0.71 mm, SL: 0.41-0.45 mm. Head 1.04-1.08 times as wide as elytra, pronotum 0.97-1.00 times as long as wide, elytra 0.87-0.91 times as long as wide.

Similar to Stenus xilingmontis  sp. n. in most aspects, but differs in the following characters: Body coloration darker; punctation of pronotum and elytra less confluent. Sexual characters are also similar to Stenus xilingmontis  sp. n. except the aedeagus and spermatheca. Aedeagus (Figs 61, 62) with apical sclerotized area larger and expulsion clasps smaller; parameres each with 9 or 10 setae on apico-internal margins. Spermatheca (Fig. 60) with very small sclerotized basal porch and basal duct, remining part of the duct very weakly sclerotized.

Distribution.

China (Sichuan).

Remarks.

See that of Stenus xilingmontis  sp. n.

Etymology.

This species is named in honor of Mr. De-Yao Zhou who collected some specimens of the new species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Stenus