Beardius roquei Trivinho-Strixino et Siqueira

Pinho, Luiz Carlos, Mendes, Humberto Fonseca & Andersen, Trond, 2013, Revision of Beardius Reiss et Sublette, 1985 (Diptera: Chironomidae), with the description of twenty new species, Zootaxa 3742 (1), pp. 1-78 : 60-61

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3742.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:78959DF2-CFF7-442A-B7B3-0B1A053A4D73

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/DB2587A5-E455-FFE8-FF19-66AE7EFBFDE1

treatment provided by

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scientific name

Beardius roquei Trivinho-Strixino et Siqueira
status

 

Beardius roquei Trivinho-Strixino et Siqueira

Beardius roquei Trivinho-Strixino et Siqueira, 2007: 282 .

Beardius sp. Roque et al. (2003: 322).

Material examined. Type material, as in Trivinho-Strixino & Siqueira (2007). Additional material: BRAZIL, Amazonas State: Igarapé do Bajaon, 1 male, 11.xii.1961, A277, E.J. Fittkau. Coari, Base Operacional Geólogo Pedro de Moura ( BOGPM) Urucu, Igarapé Martha, 1 male, S04°51'50'' W65°04'45'', 05–06.xi.2007, Pennsylvania trap, S.R.M. Couceiro. Rio Branquinho , 1 male, 20.iv.1961, light trap, A163, E.J. Fittkau. Uatumã Biological Reserve , Acampamento Cachoeira, 1 male, 31.i–02.ii.2008, light trap, N. Hamada et al. Pará State: Igarapé Aepuku Äku, 1 male, 15–16.iv.1962, light trap, A368, E.J. Fittkau. Missão Cururu, 2 males, 12.i.1961, light trap, A88–5, E.J. Fittkau; as previous except 1 male, 16.i.1961, A88–1; as previous except 2 males, 19.i.1961, A88–1. Serra Tumucumaque, Igarapé Okueima, Acampamento II, 1 male, 18.iv.1962, light trap, A371–1, E.J. Fittkau GoogleMaps .

Diagnostic characters. The species belongs in the monotypic roquei group. The male can be separated from all other members of the genus by the combination of the following characters: acrostichals present; anal point comparatively long, with microtrichia in basal 1/3 only; and inferior volsella lacking basal projection. The pupa by: tergites VII and VIII having two anterolateral patches of shagreen; and paratergite VIII with numerous long, thin spines.

Description. The male and pupa were described in detail by Trivinho-Strixino & Siqueira (2007).

Distribution. The species is collected in the Amazonas, Pará, and São Paulo states in Brazil.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chironomidae

Genus

Beardius

Loc

Beardius roquei Trivinho-Strixino et Siqueira

Pinho, Luiz Carlos, Mendes, Humberto Fonseca & Andersen, Trond 2013
2013
Loc

Beardius roquei Trivinho-Strixino et Siqueira, 2007: 282

Trivinho-Strixino, S. & Siqueira, T. 2007: 282
2007
Loc

Beardius sp.

Roque, F. O. & Pepinelli, M. & Fragoso, E. N. & Ferreira, W. A. & Barillari, P. R. & Yoshinaga, M. Y. & Trivinho-Strixino, S. & Verani, N. F. & Lima, M. I. S. 2003: 322
2003