Elaphropus (Idiotachys) acutifrons , Boyd, Olivia F. & Erwin, Terry L., 2016

Boyd, Olivia F. & Erwin, Terry L., 2016, Taxonomic review of New World Tachyina (Coleoptera, Carabidae): descriptions of new genera, subgenera, and species, with an updated key to the subtribe in the Americas, ZooKeys 626, pp. 87-123: 102

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.626.10033

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3DE781B6-D48B-432B-9784-6703EA6B280B

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/9DDB4A8E-DE04-4868-805A-3F02903391E6

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:9DDB4A8E-DE04-4868-805A-3F02903391E6

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scientific name

Elaphropus (Idiotachys) acutifrons
status

sp. n.

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Elaphropus (Idiotachys) acutifrons  sp. n. Figs 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G

Type material.

Holotype: female ( AMNH) with following label data: “Santarem”. Paratypes: 1 female in NMNH, from type locality.

Type locality.

Brazil: Pará, Santarém.

Description.

Form, size, color, head, prothorax, pterothorax, and distribution as in description of the subgenus.

Derivation of specific epithet.

Derived from the Latin acutus (= “sharp”) and frons (= “front”), in reference to this species’ distinctive raised frons.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Elaphropus