Plumolepilius cortezi Barrios-Izás & Anderson,

Barrios-Izás, Manuel A., Anderson, Robert S. & Morrone, Juan J., 2016, A taxonomic monograph of the leaf-litter inhabiting weevil genus Plumolepilius new genus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Molytinae: Conotrachelini) from Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador, Zootaxa 4168 (1), pp. 61-91: 73-74

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4168.1.3

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A76D8788-4F66-FFFF-FF0A-E28AFBC9FF31

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scientific name

Plumolepilius cortezi Barrios-Izás & Anderson
status

new species

Plumolepilius cortezi Barrios-Izás & Anderson  , new species

( Figs. 23–29View FIGURES 23 – 29, 74, 83View FIGURES 72 – 89, 92View FIGURES 90 – 98, 101View FIGURE 101)

Diagnosis. Length, male (1.55–2.15 mm). Width, male (0.95–1.55 mm). As P. branstetteri  but rostrum not humped, scape with setae, as large as desmomeres 1 to 3 together. Elytral margins subparallel to declivity, tubercles at the base of declivity slight and laterally compressed, flanks not acuteangulate with the dorsum, humeral projections rounded. Abdominal ventrite lacking tufts of setae. Femora unarmed. Pedon subparallel, not lobulate at the apex as P. longinoi  , apodemes more than 2.5X longer than pedon, posterior genital sclerite in dorsal view a concave plate with anterior side concurrent and rounded, anterior genital sclerite with basal ring and 2 processes forming capsule-like structure divided longitudinally along the middle.

Female. Length (1.80–2.15 mm). Width (1.05–1.25 mm). Elytra tuberculate, tubercles conspicuously smaller than those in males, humeri rounded.

Geographic distribution. Mexico (Chiapas) and Guatemala (Huehuetenango, Quetzaltenango, and Quiche). Fig. 101View FIGURE 101.

Derivation of the specific name. Patronym, named after Jorge León Cortez, a lepidopterist at El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Chiapas, Mexico.

Material examined. 94ƋƋ, 106♀♀ (ASUHIC, BMNH, CMNC, CWOB, MNCN, USAC, USNM, UVGC). Holotype Ƌ ( CMNC): MEXICO  : Chiapas, Cerro Huitepec , ca. 5km. W. San Cristobal, 2700m, 14.IX.1992, R.S.Anderson, 92-100, wet oak forest litter / Holotype Ƌ Plumolepilius cortezi Barrios-Izás & Anderson  sp. nov. Aedeagus extracted  . Paratypes: same data as holotype (1Ƌ 1♀ ASUHIC, 9ƋƋ 15♀♀ CMNC, 1Ƌ 1♀ USNM, 1Ƌ 1♀ USAC, 1Ƌ 1♀ UVGC)  . MEX.: Chiapas, Cerro Huitepec (Pico), ca. 5km. W  . San Cristobal, 2750m., 15.IX.1991, R. Anderson, cloud forest litter, 91-101 (1Ƌ 1♀ ASUHIC, 13ƋƋ 10♀♀ CMNC, 1Ƌ 1♀ CWOB, 1Ƌ 1♀ MNCN, 1Ƌ 1♀ USAC)  . MEX.: Chiapas, Cerro Huitepec (Pico), ca. 5km. W  . San Cristobal, 2750m., 18.IX.1991, R. Anderson, cloud forest litter, 91-107 (1Ƌ 1♀ ASUHIC, 1Ƌ 1♀ BMNH, 21ƋƋ 20♀♀ CMNC, 1Ƌ 1♀ MNCN, 1Ƌ 1♀ USNM, 2ƋƋ 2♀♀ URLC, 1Ƌ 1♀ USAC, 1Ƌ 1♀ UVGC)  . MEX.: Chiapas, Cerro Tzontehuitz (Pico), 2910m. ca. 10km. N.E  . San Cristobal, 16.IX.1991, R. Anderson, cloud forest litter, 91-104 (8ƋƋ 12♀♀, CMNC, CWOB)  . MEX.: Chiapas, Cerro Tzontehuitz (Pico), 2910m. ca. 10km. N.E  . San Cristobal, 16.IX.1991, R. Anderson, cloud forest litter, 91-104 (1♀ CMNC) / EMB18  . MEX.: Chiapas, Cerro Huitepec, ca. 5km. W  . San Cristobal, 2650m., 17.IX.1991, R. Anderson, wet oak for. litter, 91-106 (5ƋƋ 3♀♀, CMNC)  . MEXICO: CHIAPAS. Mpio. San Cristobal, Reserva Huitepec , 2600 m, 16° 44.578 N 92° 41.287 W, 9.VII.2007, mixed oak-cloud forest litter, R.Anderson, 2007-005 / WWD0046648 (1♀, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . WWD0046649 (1Ƌ, BMNH). WWD0046655 (1♀, CWOB). WWD0046656 (1♀, ECOS). WWD0046689 (1Ƌ, CWOB). WWD0046704 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0046707 (1Ƌ, ECOS). WWD0046709 (1♀, BMNH). WWD0046710 (1Ƌ, USAC). WWD0046711 (1Ƌ, USAC). WWD0046712 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0046718 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0046721 (1Ƌ, CMNC). WWD0046728 (1Ƌ, CMNC). WWD0046729 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0046732 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0046733 (1Ƌ, CMNC). MEXICO  : CHIAPAS. Mpio: Huixtán Bazóm , 16°44’ 19.0 N, 92°29’ 18.3 W, 2450m, 9.VII.2003, R.Anderson, mixed magnolia/oak forest litter, 2003-106B (1♀, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . MEXICO: CHIAPAS. Mpio: Huixtán Bazóm , 16°44’ 19.0 N, 92°29’ 18.3 W, 2450m, 9.VII.2003, R.Anderson, mixed magnolia/oak forest litter, 2003- 106C (1Ƌ, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . MEXICO: CHIAPAS. Mpio: Huixtán Bazóm , 16°44’ 19.0 N, 92°29’ 18.3 W, 2450m, 9.VII.2003, R.Anderson, mixed magnolia/oak forest litter, 2003-106E (1♀, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . MEXICO: CHIAPAS. Mpio: Huixtán Bazóm , 16°44’ 19.0 N, 92°29’ 18.3 W, 2450m, 9.VII.2003, R.Anderson, mixed magnolia/oak forest litter, 2003-106F (1♀, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . MEXICO: Chiapas. Mpio: Tenejapa, Cerro Tzontehuitz , 2864m, 16°48’47”N 92°34’24.8”W. 29.VII.2005, R. Anderson, mixed oak forest litter, 2005-015A (2ƋƋ, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . MEXICO: Chiapas. Mpio: Tenejapa, Cerro Tzontehuitz , 2864m, 16°48’40.8”N 92°35’02.4”W. 29.VII.2005, R. Anderson, mixed cloud forest litter, 2005-014B (1Ƌ, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . MEXICO: Chiapas, Cerro Huitepec , ca. 5km. W. San Cristobal, 2760m, 14.IX.1992 R.S.Anderson,92-102, cloud for. beating dead vegetation  . MEXICO: Chiapas, Cerro Huitepec , ca. 5km. W. San Cristobal, 2700m, 14.IX.1992, R.S.Anderson,92-101 wet oak forest litter (1♀, CMNC)  . GUATEMALA: Huehuetenango, La Libertad, Los Planes , 2997m. 15.50957N, 91.91553W, 25.VI.2009, F. Camposeco, 2009-302, winkler funnels, leaf litter / WWD0072883 (1Ƌ, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . GUATEMALA: Huehuetenango, Max , oak/cloud forest, 15.50673°N 91.64473°W, 2750m, 14.IX.2008, ex sifted litter, R. S. Anderson RSA 2008GoogleMaps  - 119 / WWD0023488 (1Ƌ, CMNC). WWD0023577 (1Ƌ, CMNC). WWD0023578 (1Ƌ, CMNC). WWD0023586 (1Ƌ, CMNC). WWD0027820 (1Ƌ, CMNC). WWD0027853 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0027867 (1Ƌ, CMNC). WWD0027868 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0028002 (1Ƌ, CMNC). WWD0028013 (1Ƌ, CMNC). GUATEMALA  : Quetzaltenango, Volcan Chicabal , 14.79198°N 91.65247°W, 2800m, 12.IX.2008, ridge oak/alder forest, ex sifted leaf litter, R. S. Anderson, RSA 2008View Materials / WWD0023135 (1Ƌ, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . WWD0023134 (1♀ CMNC). WWD0023133 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0023158 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0023160 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0023161 (1♀, CMNC). GUATEMALA  : Quetzaltenango. Volcan Chicabal , 2700m, 14.78720°N 91.65839°W, 12 Sept 2008, M.G. Branstetter, cloud bamboo forest litter, MGB-943 (6♀♀, CMNC, CWOB, USAC)GoogleMaps  . GUAT.: QUETZALTENANGO. 12km. S.E. Zunil, N.W. face Cerro Zunil , 2700–2760m 28.V.1991, R. Anderson hardwood for. litt., 91-30 (4ƋƋ 3♀♀, CMNC)  . GUAT.: QUEZALTEN. 12km. S.E. Zunil, N.W. face Cerro Zunil , 2700– 2760m. 28.V.1991, R. Anderson, hardwood for. litter, 93-8f (1Ƌ, CMNC)  . GUAT.: QUETZALTENANGO. 12 km SW Zunil, NE face Cerro Zunil , 2700–2760m 28 May 1991, R. Anderson 91-30 ex:hardwood forest litter (1Ƌ, CMNC)  . GUATEMALA: Quiche, 3km S Joya Larga , 15.40538°N 90.83805°W, 2350m, 15.IX.2008, oak/cloud forest, ex sifted leaf litter, R. S. Anderson RSA 2008GoogleMaps  -123 / WWD0028642 (1♀, CMNC).

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

USAC

University of Western Australia

UVGC

Collecion de Artropodos

MNCN

Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales

RSA

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden