Piriana

Santos-Silva, Antonio, Galileo, Maria Helena M. & Mcclarin, Jim, 2018, Division of the genera Sparna Thomson, 1864 and Carterica Pascoe, 1858 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae, Colobotheini) with description of six new genera and eight new species, Zootaxa 4407 (1), pp. 1-28: 18-19

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4407.1.1

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Piriana
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Key to species of Piriana 

1. Distance between lateral spines of the elytral apex distinctly greater than humeral width ( Figs 22–23View FIGURES 18–27. 18–19). Colombia....................................................................................... P. migsominea ( Gilmour, 1950) 

- Distance between spines of the elytral apex, at most, as wide as humeral width ( Fig. 28View FIGURES 28–35. 28–31)............................. 2

2(1). Elytra distinctly widened after middle ( Figs 18–19View FIGURES 18–27. 18–19). Peru................................... P. bosqi ( Gilmour, 1954) 

- Elytra not widened after middle (e.g. Fig. 32View FIGURES 28–35. 28–31)............................................................... 3

3(2). Pronotum with moderately wide lateral dark brown bands (in addition to wider, dark brown central band). Bolivia.......................................................................................... P. tricuspis ( Belon, 1903) 

- Pronotum with lateral dark brown bands either very narrow or absent (in addition to wider, dark brown central band)....... 4

4(3). Scape asperate punctate ( Figs 40, 42View FIGURES36–43. 36–39); prothorax with distinct lateral spine. Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul).... P. svachai  sp. nov. 

- Scape smooth, not asperate punctate; prothorax without lateral spine............................................ 5

5(4). Elytral apex distinctly oblique. Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil (Amazonas)..................... P. cincticornis ( Bates, 1865) 

- Elytral apex not oblique................................................................................ 6

6(5). Elytra with 3 longitudinal dorsal carinae. Brazil (Pará) ........................................... P. nearnsi  sp. nov. 

- Elytra with, 2 or less longitudinal dorsal carinae............................................................. 7

7(6). Body sub-parallel, slender, narrower appearing ( Fig. 32View FIGURES 28–35. 28–31)....................................................... 8

- Body slightly inflated laterally, wider appearing ( Fig. 28View FIGURES 28–35. 28–31)..................................................... 9

8(7). Metatibiae in male slender, without distinct bristly pubescence. Bolivia, Peru..................... P. mima ( Belon, 1903) 

- Metatibiae short, with distinct bristly pubescence in both sexes. Ecuador.......................... P. consimilis  sp. nov.

9(7). Elytra with light colored area restricted to small narrow fascia laterally (along margins) on basal half. Brazil (Pará)................................................................................................. P. birai  sp. nov. 

- Light colored area much broader, extending past middle of elytra. Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama. P. pygmaea ( Bates, 1881)