Agrilus ventripotens Kerremans

Jendek, Eduard & Grebennikov, Vasily V., 2009, Revision of the Agrilus muscarius species-group (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) with description of thirteen new species from Palaearctic and Oriental regions, Zootaxa 2168, pp. 1-33: 21-22

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.275076

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scientific name

Agrilus ventripotens Kerremans
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Agrilus ventripotens Kerremans 

Figs. 24View FIGURES 19 – 24, 50View FIGURES 50 – 57

ventripotens Kerremans, 1900 a: 342  [replacement name for ventralis Kerremans, 1893  not Horn, 1891] Kerremans, 1903: 279 [cited as ventripoteus]. Obenberger, 1936: 1107.

= ventralis Kerremans, 1893  [preoccupied by ventralis Horn, 1891  ]

Kerremans, 1900 a: 342 [synonym of ventripotens  ]. Kerremans, 1903: 279 [synonym of ventripotens  ]. Obenberger, 1936: 1107 [synonym of ventripotens  ].

Diagnosis. This species is very distinctive by the unichromatic, black with violet tinged elytral color combined with a unichromatic whitish mosaic pubescence. Sides of pronotum arcuate, apical margin somewhat narrower than basal margin; anterior pronotal lobe wide but not extending beyond anterior angles; disk conspicuously convex; prehumerus costate, feebly arcuate, extending to about half the pronotal length, with apex distant from margin (lateral view); prosternal lobe distinctly incised ( Fig. 50View FIGURES 50 – 57); prosternal process expanded in straight line ( Fig. 50View FIGURES 50 – 57), disk flat; apex of last abdominal ventrite markedly emarginate.

Length. 3.9 –4.0 mm.

Type series. Agrilus ventralis Kerremans, 1893  . Holotype by monotypy: sex not examined, BMNH: “ Type H. T. [p] [round label with red border] \ Kanara Andrewes [h] \ ventralis  Type [h] \ A. ventralis Kerrem.  Inde [h] \ Kerremans. 1903 – 59 [p]”. Type locality. Kanara.

Specimens examined. INDIA: Karnataka: 1 Ƥ ( EJCB): “Fraserpet [= Kushalnagar], Coorg., F.R.I. Sandal Insect Survey, 15.III. [19] 30 ”. SRI LANKA: 1 Ƥ ( EJCB): “ Sri Lanka: Anu. Dist., Padaviya Antiquities site, 20–23 July 1978 ”.

Distribution. south India: Karnataka; Sri Lanka.

SRI

Serengetti Research Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Buprestidae

Genus

Agrilus

Loc

Agrilus ventripotens Kerremans

Jendek, Eduard & Grebennikov, Vasily V. 2009
2009
Loc

ventripotens

Obenberger 1936: 1107
Kerremans 1903: 279
Kerremans 1900: 342
1903