Trigonocnera pseudopimelia pseudopimelia ( Reitter, 1889 )

Ba, Yi-Bin & Ren, Guo-Dong, 2009, Taxonomy of Trigonocnera Reitter, with the description of a new species (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae), Zootaxa 2230, pp. 51-56 : 54-55

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Trigonocnera pseudopimelia pseudopimelia ( Reitter, 1889 )
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Trigonocnera pseudopimelia pseudopimelia ( Reitter, 1889)

( Figs. 15 –27 View FIGURES 15 – 27 , 29 View FIGURES 28 – 30 )

Trigonocelis pseudopimelia Reitter, 1889: Horae Soc. Ent. Ross., 23: 697.

Trigonocnera pseudopimelia Reitter, 1889 : Reitter, 1893: Verh. Naturf. Brunn., 25: 202; Skopin, 1973: Ent. Arb. Mus. Frey., 24: 132; Ren & Yu, 1999: The Darkl. Beet. Des. Sem. China, p. 92 (Part).

Trigonocelis amitina Kolbe, 1908: Wiss. Erg. Exp. Filchner, 10 (1): 90 – 92, fig. 2.

Trigonocnera pseudopimelia pseudopimelia Reitter, 1889 : Kaszab, 1964: Ent. Abhandl. Mus. Dresden, 32: 18.

Material. China: 2 ɗɗ, 3 ΨΨ, Shandan County, Gansu Province, 11 August 1986, collected by Ma Enbo; 11 ɗɗ, 25 ΨΨ, Shandan County, Gansu Province, 11 August 1986, collected by Yu Youzhi and Ma Feng; 22 ɗɗ, 19 ΨΨ, Mt. Longshoushan, Shandan County, Gansu Province, 12 August 1995; 2 ɗɗ, 1 Ψ, Yanshanzi, Gaotai County, Gansu Province, 11 August 1995, collected by Sun Quanxing; 3 ɗɗ, 3 ΨΨ, Dagada, Jingtai County, Gansu Province, 12 August 1992, collected by Ren Guodong; 7 ɗɗ, 4 ΨΨ, Baidunzi, Jingtai County, Gansu Province, 11 August 2006; 5 ɗɗ, 6 ΨΨ, Zhangye County, Gansu Province, 10 August 2006; 1 ɗ, Xinban, Gaotai County, Gansu Province, 10 August 2006; 1 Ψ, Mandula, Darhanmaomingan County, Neimenggu Province, 19 July 2006; collected by Ren Guodong and Ba Yibin; 3 ɗɗ, 4 ΨΨ, Yabulai, Alashan Zuoqi, Neimenggu Province, 4 May 1992, collected by Yu Youzhi; 3 ɗɗ, 2 ΨΨ, Ekenhuduge, Alashan Youqi, Neimenggu Province, 9 May 1998; 5 ɗɗ, 5 ΨΨ, Zhongwei County, Ningxia Province, 20 July 1989; 3 ɗɗ, 3 ΨΨ, Gantang, Zhongwei County, Ningxia Province, 20 May 1985; 1 ɗ, 1 Ψ, Shapotou, Zhongwei County, Ningxia Province, 9 April 1985; 1 ɗ, Huangjiazhuang, Haiyuan County, Ningxia Province, 22 July 1986; 2 ɗɗ, 2 ΨΨ, Shuichongsi, Haiyuan County, Ningxia Province, 24 July 1989; 1 Ψ, Gaochuan, Haiyuan County, Ningxia Province, 22 July 1986; 1 ɗ, Mt. Daluoshan, Tongxin County, Ningxia Province, 2 June 1989; collected by Ren Guodong; 10 ɗɗ, 12 ΨΨ, Gantang, Zhongwei County, Ningxia Province, 6 May 1992, collected by Yu Youzhi.

Redescription. Body oval, black, slightly shining. Head broad, punctures of frons sparser on middle than on sides, punctures with setae; anterior and lateral margins of clypeus straight; genae narrower than eyes. Antennae broad, reaching to the base of pronotum; 3 rd segment 3.5 times as long as broad, terminal segment approximately globose; relative length ratio of 2 nd to 11 th segments as follows: 9.0: 26.0: 16.0: 18.0: 18.0: 18.0: 13.0: 13.0: 10.0: 5.0.

Pronotum 1.6 times as broad as long; anterior margin straight, faintly bordered; lateral margins arcuate in apical 2 / 3, and straight in basal 1 / 3, broadest at apical 1 / 3, fine border invisible in dorsal view; base broadly bordered; anterior angles acute and protruding, posterior angles obtuse; disc feebly convex, middle line short, umbilicate granules with hair, and the granules sparser on middle than on sides.

Elytra broadly oval, 1.3 times as long as broad, 3.0 times as long as pronotum; base W – shaped, humeri round; lateral margin arcuate; humeral rows of granules obvious; humeri finely and sparsely granuliferous; granules of marginal rows thick on basal 1 / 2, becoming smaller and denser backwards; disc flatly convex; granules 2.5 times as the space among them as diameter of themselves between marginal and 3 rd lateral rows; 3 rd lateral rows slightly obvious, granules inside the rows slightly thick and dense, and always attrite; apex finely and densely granuliferous. Pseudopleuron finely and sparsely granuliferous.

Propleura with dense hairs, round granules sparse, and gradually became lesser inwards; prosternal process mightily curved beyond procoxae, and triangular and thickly bordered apically; mesosternum broad, and evenly arched, never gibbous. Abdomen sparsely and finely granulilerous, and with dense hairs. Paramera of aedeagus 1.3 times as long as basal piece, and middle flat in dorsal view; lateral margins straight, apex finely digitiform; lateral margins of basal piece arcuate, apex round. Ovipositor short and broad, valvula oval.

Protibiae gradually broadened apically. Meso- and metatibiae slightly broadened apically. The ratio of relative length of metatarsi 1 st to 4 th segments as follows: 28.0: 11.0: 10.0: 27.0.

Measurements. Body length: 17.0 – 21.0 mm; width: 9.0 – 11.0 mm.

Distribution. China (North Gansu, Alashan of Neimenggu, Zhongwei of Ningxia).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Tenebrionidae

Genus

Trigonocnera

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Trigonocnera pseudopimelia pseudopimelia ( Reitter, 1889 )

Ba, Yi-Bin & Ren, Guo-Dong 2009
2009
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pseudopimelia

Reitter 1889
1889
Loc

Trigonocnera pseudopimelia

Reitter 1889
1889
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Trigonocnera pseudopimelia pseudopimelia

Reitter 1889
1889