Aglyptinus luciae Peck and Cook, 2014

Peck, Stewart B. & Cook, Joyce, 2014, A review of the small carrion beetles and the round fungus beetles of the West Indies (Coleoptera: Leiodidae), with descriptions of two new genera and 61 new species., Insecta Mundi 2014 (397), pp. 1-76 : 52-53

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5184089

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:84BA7373-8A5C-4E98-B132-8DDC2607CD48

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5192307

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/D71E87FC-FFD3-FFF3-FF10-F9CCFB2E554D

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Aglyptinus luciae Peck and Cook
status

new species

Aglyptinus luciae Peck and Cook , new species

Figures 108, 109 View Figures 92–115

Diagnostic description. Length 1.4–2.1 mm; greatest width 1.1–1.6 mm. Shining; color reddish brown; pronotal margins and elytral epipleura paler. Moderately finely punctate; punctures larger, more dense on head and elytra. Antennae reach base of pronotum. Maxillary palps unmodified. Eyes large. Wings fully developed. Metasternum with dense lines of microsculpture laterally; without microsculpture medially. Male protarsi and mesotarsi densely setose. Posterior margin of major male metafemur concave; metatibia elongate; inner metatibial spine elongate, curved, sinuate at apex. Aedeagus ( Fig. 108, 109 View Figures 92–115 ) roundly curved dorsoventrally, apex flattened; in dorsal view, constricted before narrowly rounded apex. Parameres straight, evenly narrowed from base to apex.

Type material. Holotype, male, with the following label data: “LESSER ANTILLES: St. Lucia / 11 km W Dennery, Barré de L’Isle / trail, submontane forest, 14.VII.07/ N13°55.6’ W60°57.5’, ± 300 m / Forest litter, S. & J. Peck, 07-64” ( SBPC) GoogleMaps . Paratypes (75): with same data as holotype (11, SBPC) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: 3km W Dennery, lowland forest, 13.VII.07, N13°54.1’ W60°55.5’, 30 m, litter, S. & J. Peck, 07-62 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: Mon Repos , 6.5 km W Fox Grove Inn, 10–28.VII.07, submontane forest FITs, N13°52.5’ W60°56.4’, 300 m, S. & J. Peck, 07-53B (18, SBPC) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 12.VII.07, submontane forest litter, 07-58 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 12–16.VII.07, carrion traps, 07-59 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps ; same data except 9.VII.07, submontane forest litter, 07-51 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 22.VII.07 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 16- 21.VII.07, dung traps (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: Quielles Forest Res., Piton St. Esprit site, 13.84937°N, 60.97956°W, 5.V. 2009, 571 m, Berlese, I.A. Foley (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 29.V–2.VI.2009, FIT, R.C. Winton & H. Hinkson (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; Quielles Forest Res., LaPorte cabin, 272 m, 13.84041°N, 60.97408°W, 4–10.V.2009, FIT, I.A. Foley & R.C. Winton (4, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; same data except 10–15.V.2009, R.C. Winton & I.A. Foley (5, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; Quielles For. Res. , 13.85332°N, 60.78223°W, 10.V. 2009, 323 m, I.A. Foley & R.C. Winton, Berlese leaf litter (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: Gros Piton trap site, 784 m, 13.8114°N, 61.0651°W, 15.VI.2009, C.A. Maier & R.C. Winton (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: Gros Piton , 13.81026°N, 61.06525°W, 14- 24.V.2009, uv light, R.C. Winton & E.A. Ivie (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 9–15.VI.2009, E.A. Ivie & C.A. Maier, uv light trap (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 3.VI.2009, Berlese litter (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: Piton Troumasse trap site, 793 m, 13.8535°N, 61.0098°W, 22.VI.2009, litter Berlese, C.A. Maier (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 17.VI.2009 (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: Piton Troumasse , 13.8548°N, 61.0174°W, 30.VI.2009, litter Berlese, C.A. Maier & M.L. Gimmel (2, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: Barre de L‘Isle , 13.9341°N, 60.9586°W, 320 m, 18.V.2009, litter Berlese, A.R. Cline (15, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: Descartier , 13.8371°N, 60.9762°W, 320 m, 19.V.2009, litter sifting, A.R. Cline (2, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 347 m, 4.VI.2009, S.M. Clark et al. (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; St. Lucia: Bordelais trap site, 13.9689°N, 60.8859°W, 25-29.VI.2009, FIT, M.L. Gimmel & E.A. Ivie (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps ; same data except: 185 m, 9-14.VII.2009, malaise, C.A. Maier & M.L. Gimmel (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps .

Distribution. Known only from St. Lucia.

Etymology. The epithet luciae refers to the occurence of this species on St. Lucia.

WIBF

West Indian Beetle Fauna Project Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Genus

Aglyptinus