Stigmatachys uvea , 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: 107-108

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Stigmatachys uvea

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Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Stigmatachys uvea  sp. n. Figs 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A

Type material.

Holotype: female ( NMNH) with following label data: "PERU: Dept. Loreto / Campamento San Jacinto / 2°18.75'S, 75°51.77'W / 6 July 1993, 175-215 m / Richard Leschen #39 / ex. rainforest berlese". Paratypes: none.

Type locality.

Perú: Loreto: Campamento San Jacinto, 2°18.75'S, 75°51.77'W, 175-215m.


Size, form, color, microsculpture, head, prothorax, pterothorax, abdomen, and distribution as in description of the genus.

Derivation of specific epithet.

Derived from the Latin noun uvea  (= “grape”), referring to the ovate shape of the elytra of the holotype in dorsal view.