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-FD7B81F8FBC7

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Plazi

scientific name

Chrysina quiche
status

 

Key to males of the Chrysina quiche  species group

Males can be distinguished from females by the enlarged protarsus and the last abdominal segment emarginate.

1. Pronotal posterior margin completely beaded. Parameral apical denticles divergent ( Fig. 12 View Figure ). Guatemala.. C. quiche (Morón) 

- Pronotal posterior margin with bead effaced medially. Parameral apical denticles subparallel and/or fused............... 2

2. Parameres almost entirely fused, with a short notch at apex ( Fig. 13 View Figure ). Guatemala.......... C. tecunumani (Cano & Morón) 

- Parameres not fused................................................................................... 3

3. Parameres with three denticles on each side ( Fig. 7 View Figure ). Eastern Oaxaca , Mexico........................................................................... C. chimalapensis Mora-Aguilar, Curoe, Delgado  , & Ramírez-Ponce, new species 

- Parameres without lateral denticles ( Fig. 11 View Figure ). Eastern Chiapas ( Mexico)..................... C. benesi Pokorný & Curoe