Tympanophorus

Janák, Jiří, 2018, A new genus of the Tympanophorus lineage of the subtribe Anisolinina from Madagascar (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Staphylinini), Zootaxa 4461 (2), pp. 293-299: 295

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4461.2.11

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:93CE22AF-840A-44D4-BC3B-B411F4569B47

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/597EC221-FFAF-FF81-FF41-0ED4099C11E0

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Plazi

scientific name

Tympanophorus
status

 

Key to genera of the Tympanophorus  lineage

(based on Brunke et al. 2017, modified)

1 Apical labial palpomere slender, fusiform............................................................................................... Tolmerinus Bernhauer, 1923  , Diatrechus Bernhauer, 1911  , Paradiatrechus Cameron, 1944 

- Apical labial palpomere distinctly dilated apically and almost always securiform ( Figs. 4–6 View Figure and Figs. 4E, F View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017)............................................................................................... 2

2 Apical labial palpomere laterally flattened with narrow apical face ( Fig. 4E View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017)..................... 3

- Apical labial palpomere not laterally flattened, with broad apical face ( Figs. 4–6 View Figure )................................... 4

3 Labrum expanded, lobes less than twice as wide as long ( Fig. 4E View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017); apical maxillary palpomere weakly to moderately expanded subapically or apically, apex never pointed ( Fig. 4B, E View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017); pronotum punctate across entire disc.................................................................... Barygnathus Bernhauer, 1902 

- Labrum not expanded, lobes distinctly more than twice as wide as long (as in Figs. 2C, 4F View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017); apical maxillary palpomere evenly converging posteriad to pointed apex ( Fig. 4A View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017); pronotum with median impunctate line......................................................................... Amelinus Bernhauer, 1915 

4 Apical maxillary palpomere fusiform, not conspicuously constricted apically, at least twice as long as previous segment ( Fig. 4C View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017, Fig. 6 View Figure ).......................................................................... 5

- Apical maxillary palpomere conspicuously constricted apically, at most slightly longer than previous segment ( Figs. 4D, F View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017).................................................................................... 7

5 Head with temples nearly straight and strongly converging to neck; body with areas of long golden pubescence (Fig. 32 in Schillhammer, 2002); male unknown.................................................. Bombylodes Fauvel, 1904 

- Head with temples rounded or only slightly converging to neck ( Fig. 3B View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017, Figs. 1–3 View Figure ); body without conspicuous areas of golden pubescence....................................................................... 6

6 Paramere with long apex and distinct expansion at midlength ( Figs. 1 View Figure –19 in Schillhammer 2002)... Pammegus Fauvel, 1895 

- Paramere short and broad ( Figs. 11–14 View Figure )...................................................... Janalia  gen. nov.

7 Ventral surface of head with gular setae approximate ( Fig. 4G View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017); prosternum not projected ventrad.................................................................................. Trigonopalpus Cameron, 1951 

- Ventral surface of head with gular setae distant ( Fig. 4H View Figure in Brunke et al. 2017); pronotum projected ventrad......................................................................................... Tympanophorus Nordmann, 1837