Chrysina quiche

Mora-Aguilar, Eder F., Curoe, Daniel, Delgado, Leonardo & Ramírez-Ponce, Andrés, 2018, A new Mexican species of Chrysina Kirby (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae), with nomenclatural changes, new records, and a key to the C. quiche species group, Zootaxa 4461 (2), pp. 196-204: 200

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4461.2.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F2FE69F6-C518-4E38-A362-09E40AF31520

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/683E5410-FFF1-0470-9BA7-FBE981FFFA42

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Chrysina quiche
status

 

Key to females of the Chrysina quiche  species group

1. Antennomere 2 with short, subconical protrusion. Genital plates anterolaterally subangulate, with acute posteriorly directed spines not reaching apex of basolateral denticles ( Fig. 14 View Figure ). Eastern Chiapas ( Mexico)........... C. benesi Pokorný & Curoe   

- Antennomere 2 subcylindrical, without protrusion. Genital plates anterolaterally rounded with acute posteriorly directed spines reaching or surpassing the apex of basolateral denticles ( Figs. 10 View Figure , 15–16 View Figure )......................................... 2

2. Pronotal posterior margin completely beaded. Guatemala....................................... C. quiche (Morón) 

- Pronotal posterior margin with bead effaced medially......................................................... 3

3. Genital plates convergent toward apex at sides (Fig, 10). Eastern Oaxaca , Mexico....................................................................... C. chimalapensis Mora-Aguilar, Curoe, Delgado  , & Ramírez-Ponce, new species 

3. Genital plates almost parallel at sides ( Fig. 16 View Figure ). Guatemala............................ C. tecunumani (Cano & Morón)