Ceroctis gyllenhalli

Bologna, Marco A., Amore, Valentina & Pitzalis, Monica, 2018, Meloidae of Namibia (Coleoptera): taxonomy and faunistics with biogeographic and ecological notes, Zootaxa 4373 (1), pp. 1-141: 50-52

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4373.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F72687E4-FFA6-FFFE-FF5F-FB45FCAC4FE4

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scientific name

Ceroctis gyllenhalli
status

 

Cercotis gyllenhalli  species group

The following three species are phenetically similar and even if their relationships were never studied, we tentatively included them in a phenetic group, endemic to southern African, together with C. gyllenhalli (Billberg, 1813)  , which is distributed in South Africa

Ceroctis aliena ( Péringuey, 1892)  ( Fig. 3DView FIGURE 3)

Mylabris aliena Péringuey, 1892 

Distribution. Namibia  , western and northern South Africa.

Material examined and literature records. [Kavango] Kapako: Fontein Omuramba, 17.8833°S 19.7000°E (SMWN). [Kunene] Sesfontein: D265, near Kamanjab, 19.8087°S 14.5128°E (CB). [Otjozondjupa] Omatako: 100 km N Okahandja, 21.0920°S 16.8280°E (CB); Okahandja Townlands, 21.6667°S 17.3333°E (SMWN). [Erongo] Dâures: D3716, Spitzkoppe, 21.8267°S 15.2074°E (CB). Karibib: Noab 69, Karibib, 22.1333°S 15.5667°E (SMWN); C32, 54 km S Karibib, Swakop River, 22.39537°S 15.83432°E (CB). Walvis Bay Rural: Damaraland, Walvis Bay, 22.9167°S 14.4667°E ( Péringuey, 1909). [Khomas] Windhoek Rural: Dudeabib Ost 57, Rehoboth, 23.2059°S 17.6535°E (SMWN). [Hardap] Mariental Rural: C25, 25 km E Derm, 23.5903°S 18.2574°E (CB); Haruchas 156, Mariental, 24.9500°S 18.8500°E (SMWN). Gibeon: Hauchabfontein 5, 24.5000°S 16.0833°E (SMWN); Alwynkop, 24.9167°S 16.2333°E (SMWN). [Karas] Berseba: Hoagces, 25.9167°S 17.9333°E (SMWN). Keetmanshoop Urban: B1, 3.8 km SE Keetmanshoop, 26.61692°S 18.17825°E (CB). Lüderitz: B4, 4 km W Aus, 26.64473°S 16.23154°E (CB); Aus, 26.6667°S 16.2667°E (CP); Plateau 33, Luderitz, 26.6667°S 16.5333°E (SMWN). Keetmanshoop Rural: D608, 35 km S Keetmanshoop, 26.90790°S 18.26411°E (CB). Oranjemund: Boom River course, Kloof W, 22 km N of Orange River (ENE of Rosh Pinah), 27.8333°S 17.0000°E (SMWN); Obibwasser, 28.0833°S 16.7500°E (SMWN); Obib Mts./Dunes, Diamond Area 1, 28.0833°S 16.7500°E (SMWN). Karasburg: M21, 4km N Warmbad, 28.39832°S 18.75766°E (CB); C13, 44,5km N Noordoewer Grape Valley, 28.41803°S 17.44408°E (CB); C10, 23 km N Velloorsdrif, 28.52194°S 19.18402°E (CB). Other records: Ovampoland ( Péringuey 1909); Namibia  ( Bologna 2000a; Pitzalis et al. 2014). Remarks. Types of this species were examined at SAMC.

Ceroctis peringueyi (Voigts, 1902)  ( Fig. 3EView FIGURE 3)

Mylabris distincta Péringuey, 1886  , nomen praeoccupatum Zonabris peringueyi Voigts, 1902 

Distribution. Namibia  and northwestern South Africa.

Material examined and literature records. [Kunene] Epupa: Dunes , 17.3833°S 12.2500°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Opuwo: 30 km WNW Orupembe , 18.1167°S 12.3500°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Khorixas: Krone 721, 20.5373°S 13.9799°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Duineveld 529, 20.7833°S 14.6333°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . [Oshana] Uuvudhiya : Okaukuejo, Etosha, 19.1500°S 15.9333°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . [Erongo] Dâures: Tsisab River, Brandberg , 21.0167°S 14.6833°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Brandberg , 21.1333°S 14.5833°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Gross Spitzkoppe, 21.8167°S 15.1667°E (CB); Spitskoppe , 21.8518°S 15.1484°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Karibib: B2, 16 km W Karibib , 21.93584°S 15.70561°E (CB)GoogleMaps  ; 12 km W of Usakos , 21.9972°S 15.4879°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; 46 km W Usakos ( AMNHAbout AMNH)  ; Bloemhof 109, 22.4733°S 15.2533°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Arandis: 6 km N Arandis , 22.3667°S 14.9833°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Rossing Mine , 22.4667°S 15.0333°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Lower Dome Gorge , 22.4667°S 15.0667°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Upper Ostrich Gorge , 22.4833°S 14.9833°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Upper Panner Gorge , 22.4833°S 15.0167°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Lower Ostrich Gorge , 22.5000°S 14.9667°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; C14, Kuiseb Pass , 23.3045°S 15.7526°E (CB); C14, Kuiseb RiverGoogleMaps  , 23.30457°S 15.77184°E (CB). Walvis Bay Rural: Gorob Mine, Namib Desert Park, 23.5333°S 15.4167°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . [Khomas] Windhoek Rural: Windhoek , 22.3400°S 17.0500°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; C14, 41 km N Solitaire, 23.5223°S 15.7832°E (CB). [Hardap] Gibeon : C14, 10 km S Waltevrede, 24.23774°S 15.90401°E (CB); Sesriem 137GoogleMaps  , River, 24.4833°S 15.95°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Gibeon , 25.1667°S 17.6833°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Asab , 25.4667°S 17.9500°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . [Karas] Keetmanshoop Rural: Koes 202, 25.9500°S 19.1167°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Khabaus 146, 26.2833°S 18.2333°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Khabaus 146, 26.3°S 18.2167°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Khabaus 146, 26.3167°S 18.25°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Wildheim Ost 384, 26.4833°S 19.5667°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Swartbaas West 276, 27.0167°S 19.7000°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Karas distr., C11, 1 km jct. M26, 27.0915°S 19.5372°E (CB)GoogleMaps  ; Karas distr., 27.1352°S 19.4941°E (CB); Naochabeb 97, 27.3833°S 18.4667°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Lüderitz : Plateau 38, 26.6667°S 16.5333°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Karasburg : Granau, Warmbad, 27.7333°S 18.3833°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  .

Other records: Namib Sand Sea desert ( Seely 2012); Namibia  ( Bologna 2000a; Pitzalis et al. 2014).

Remarks. Types of this species were examined at SAMCAbout SAMC.

Ceroctis trifasciata Pic, 1948  ( Fig. 3FView FIGURE 3)

Distribution. Namibia  (endemic).

Material examined and literature records. [Kunene] Opuwo  : 30 km WNW Orupemde , 18.1167°S 12.3500°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; D3710, near Opuwo, 18.1589°S 13.9173°E (CB); D3710, Opuwo, 18.2011°S 13.8994°E (CB); D3709, near Opuwo, 18.5986°S 14.2007°E (CB); Kunene distr.GoogleMaps  , C43, 18.6788°S 13.7135°E (CB); Kaokaland, 18.8667°S 12.9833°E (SMWN). Sesfontein: Khowarib River, 19.2667°S 13.8667°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; D2650, near Kamanjab, 19.8087°S 14.5128°E (CB). Kamanjab: C40, 26 km E Kamanjab, 19.6957°S 15.1046°E (CB); C38, 40 km N Outjo, 19.80883°S 15.91281°E (CB); C39, 23 km W Outjo, 20.1798°S 15.9480°E (CB); C39, 29 km W Outjo, 20.19834°S 15.8831°E (CB); Delhi 96, 20.3780°S 15.7280°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Outjo: Ike 346, 19.7533°S 16.6244°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN); road Outjo-Kalkfeld 16–20 km S Outjo GoogleMaps  , 20.3333°S 16.1500°E (CB). [Oshikoto] Guinas: C38, 1 km jct. with B1, 18.7725°S 17.2491°E (CB). OmuthiyagwiipundiGoogleMaps  : 30 km E Etosha N.P., Mokuti Lodge, 18.8000°S 17.0333°E (CB). [Oshana] Uuvudhiya: Okaukuejo / Leeubron, Etosha N.P., 19.0667°S 15.8167°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . [Otjozondjupa] Otavi: Etosha N.P., 19.2378°S 17.0878°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; 5 km N Otavi vs. Tsumeb, 19.6239°S 17.3777°E (CB); B8, 10 km E Otavi, 19.6500°S 17.4167°E (CB). Grootfontein: Grootfontein, 19.5667°S 18.1167°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Omatako: Onjoka, Wateberg Plateau Park, 20.4167°S 17.2500°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Waterberg Plateau Park, 20.5167°S 17.2333°E (CB); D2414, Etjo-Kalkfeld, Dinosaurus Tracks, 21.1156°S 16.4161°E (CB); Okahandja Townlands, 21.6667°S 17.3333°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Otjiwarongo: C33, 2 km N Kalkfeld, 20.8333°S 16.2000°E (CB). Okahandja: Ovita, 21.5228°S 16.2539°E (SMWN); Okahandja, 21.9833°S 16.9167°E (SMWN). [Erongo] Omaruru: Omaruru, 21.4333°S 15.9333°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Karibib: D1935, 30 km NNW Usakos, 21.7833°S 15.5000°E (CB); C28, Boshua Pass, 22.7000°S 16.0333°E (CB). [Omaheke] Steinhausen: C30, 8 km S jct. with C29, 21.8207°S 18.3307°E (CB); Kehoro Sud 939, 22.0833°S 18.6167°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; C29, Omitara, 15 km jct. D1535, 22.2168°S 18.0407°E (CB); B6, 8 km Witvlei, 22.3836°S 18.4078°E (CB). Gobabis: Otjiwarumendu 119, 22.3576°S 18.2870°E (SMWN); Gobabis, C 22, 2 km N jct. B6, 22.4205°S 19.0037°E (CB); Swart Nossob River GobabisGoogleMaps  , 23.1333°S 18.7000°E (SMWN). Kalahari: Gobabis, C 22, 12 km N jct. B6, 22.3613°S 19.0034°E (CB). [Khomas] Windhoek Rural: D1535, near Omitara, 11 km jct. B6, 22.3460°S 17.7240°E (CB); Windhoek ( Pic , 1948, type locality); D1535, Windhoek, 5 km jct. B6, 22.3681°S 17.6675°E (CB); B6, 68 km E Windhoek, 22.3913°S 17.8234°E (CB); Excelsior 286, 22.4500°S 17.6333°E ( SMWNAbout SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Neudamm 63, 22.5000°S 17.3500°E (SMWN); Opembamewa Sud, 22.5000°S 17.5000°E (SMWN); Richthofen 126, 22.5667°S 17.7500°E (SMWN); Arnhem 222, 22.7000°S 18.1167°E (SMWN); Gocheganas 26, 22.8333°S 17.1833°E (SMWN); Kos 28, 23.2667°S 16.1333°E (SMWN); D1228, 3 km E Rehoboth, 23.2909°S 17.2012°E (CB). Windhoek East: Windhoek, 22.5700°S 17.0836°E ( Kaszab, 1960, as ab. zumpti) (CB; SMWNAbout SMWN); 30 km N Rehoboth GoogleMaps  , 23.0468°S 17.1063°E (CB). [Hardap] Rehoboth Rural: B1, km 21, 23.4999°S 17.1284°E (CB); B1, 28.5 km S Rehobothroad GoogleMaps  , 23.5833°S 17.1500°E (CB); Bullsport, 24.1495°S 16.36336°E ( Kaszab 1960, as ab. zumpti). Gibeon: C14, Bullsport-Solitaire, 5 km W of Bullsport GoogleMaps  , 24.1040°S 16.3093°E (CB); Sesriem 137: River, 24.4667°S 15.9500°E (SMWN); C14, 1 km W Maltahöhe, 24.8589°S 16.9751°E (CB); C19, western slope Tsaris Pass, 24.9346°S 16.4159°E (CB). Mariental Urban: C19, 11 km W Mariental, 24.6167°S 17.8500°E (CB).

Other records: Namib Sand Sea desert ( Seely 2012); Namibia  ( Bologna 2000a; Pitzalis et al. 2014).

Remarks. Types of this species were examined at MNHNAbout MNHN.

SMWN

State Museum

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Meloidae

Genus

Ceroctis

Loc

Ceroctis gyllenhalli

Bologna, Marco A., Amore, Valentina & Pitzalis, Monica 2018

2018
Loc

Zonabris peringueyi

Voigts 1902

1902
Loc

Ceroctis aliena ( Péringuey, 1892 )

Peringuey 1892

1892
Loc

Mylabris aliena Péringuey, 1892

Peringuey 1892

1892
Loc

Mylabris distincta Péringuey, 1886

Peringuey 1886

1886