Protoplotina Miyatake

Poorani, J., 2003, A new species of the genus Protoplotina Miyatake (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from India, Zootaxa 325 (1), pp. 1-5 : 4-5

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.325.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7B1462F-8B78-451D-9185-0969F2550DD7

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5098323

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/D94E8449-4648-FF8E-FEF3-E172522CFE40

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scientific name

Protoplotina Miyatake
status

 

Key to the species of Protoplotina Miyatake

1 Body pale yellowish brown, elytra with a black stripe starting a little before inner corners of basal margin and running along suture for nearly three­fourths of its length. Associate line of postcoxal line strongly recurved inwards. Distributed in northern India....................................................................................... nigrosuturalis Poorani , sp.nov.

_ Body dark pitchy brown to black, with a transverse median marking on each elytron. Associate line of postcoxal line oblique, enclosing a more or less triangular area with basal line........................................................................................................................ 2

2 Elytron with a transverse, ill­defined reddish band at middle, its external borders somewhat paler. Associate line of postcoxal line touching basal line. Female spermatheca with well­differentiated nodulus and ramus, cornu tubular and apically rounded. Distributed in Vietnam................................................... vietnamica Miyatake

_ Elytron with a transverse oval, yellowish spot at middle. Associate line of postcoxal line not touching basal line. Female spermatheca without well­differentiated nodulus and ramus, cornu apically tapering to an acute point. Distributed in northeastern India.................................................................................................. nr. vietnamica Miyatake

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Coccinellidae