Zeugophora (Pedrillia) dimorpha Gressitt, 1945

Li, Kaiqin & Liang, Hongbin, 2018, A check list of the Chinese Zeugophorinae (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae), with new synonym, new record and two new species of subgenus Pedrillia from China, Zootaxa 4455 (1), pp. 127-149: 135

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4455.1.5

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scientific name

Zeugophora (Pedrillia) dimorpha Gressitt, 1945
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Zeugophora (Pedrillia) dimorpha Gressitt, 1945 

Zeugophora dimorpha Gressitt, 1945: 138  , pl. 6, figs. 6, 9. Type locality: Jiangxi (Kiangsi)  , Guangdong ( Kwangtung ), China. Type depository: CASAbout CAS  .

Zeugophora (Pedrillia) dimorpha Gressitt  : Jolivet, 1957: 12.

Distribution. China (Jiangxi, Hunan).

Remarks: After checking a series of specimens, we found this species has two kinds of color. In some specimens, head and pronotum are black, elytra yellowish brown but elytra suture with black strip ( Fig. 14 View Figure ); in the others, dorsal surface of body in completely yellowish brown, elytra without black strip ( Fig. 15 View Figure ). In the original description, the author mentioned that male and female have different color pattern. However, we found both male and female could own the same colour pattern (elytra with black strip).

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Megalopodidae

Genus

Zeugophora

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Zeugophora (Pedrillia) dimorpha Gressitt, 1945

Li, Kaiqin & Liang, Hongbin 2018

2018
Loc

Zeugophora dimorpha

: 138

Loc

Zeugophora (Pedrillia) dimorpha

: 12