Hycleus brincki

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: 59

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F72687E4-FFAD-FFF7-FF5F-FAE3FBFF4B9E

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scientific name

Hycleus brincki
status

 

Ad) Hycleus brincki  species group

Hycleus brincki ( Kaszab, 1956)  ( Fig. 3TView FIGURE 3)

Mylabris brincki Kaszab, 1956 

Distribution. Namibia  (new species record for this country) and northwestern South Africa.

Material examined. [Otjozondjupa] Omatako: Hamakari sud 373, 20.6667°S 17.3833°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  . [Omaheke] Gobabis : C22, 2 km N jct. B6, 22.4205°S 19.0037°E (CB). [Hardap] Mariental Rural: C42, Leonardville 5 km S HoagosbeisGoogleMaps  , 23.8399°S 18.8307°E (CB); Kalahari Farm Chulon, Narib Ost, 24.1667°S 17.7000°E (CB; NHP); Stampried , 24.3333°S 18.4000°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  . [Karas] Berseba: Mukorob 14, 25.4833°S 18.1667°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  . Keetmanshoop Rural: Koes , 25.9500°S 19.1167°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Wildheim Ost 384, 26.4833°S 19.5667°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  .

Other records. Namib Sand Sea desert ( Seely 2012); Namibia ( Pitzalis et al. 2014)  . Bologna (2000a) recorded one damaged specimen, possibly referable to this species, also from the Brandberg massif.

Remarks. Types of this species were not examined, but specimens compared with them were studied at HMNH.

This species is very isolated among the Meogorgatus - type lineages because of the slightly widened intermediate antennomeres, which in male resembles those of Ceroctis female.

SMWN

State Museum

HMNH

Hayashibara Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Meloidae

Genus

Hycleus

Loc

Hycleus brincki

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

Hycleus brincki (

Kaszab 1956
1956
Loc

Mylabris brincki

Kaszab 1956
1956