Horaeomorphus hujiayaoi Zhou & Zhang, 2016

Zhou, De-Yao & Li, Li-Zhen, 2016, New data on Horaeomorphus Schaufuss (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scydmaeninae) from the Oriental region, with description of a bizarre new species from Yunnan, Southeast China, Zootaxa 4161 (2), pp. 271-281: 277-278

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4161.2.9

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:09043B98-9518-48FF-9EFC-EAE7C9690E03

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scientific name

Horaeomorphus hujiayaoi Zhou & Zhang, 2016
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Horaeomorphus hujiayaoi Zhou & Zhang, 2016 

Figs 13–16View FIGURES 13 – 18

Horaeomorphus hujiayaoi Zhou & Zhang, 2016: 66  , fig. 9.

Material examined. 1♀, labeled ‘ China: Guangxi, Jinxiu County (金秀县), ‘7 km’, 24°09'07''N, 100°12'29''E, beech forest, mixed leaf litter, humus, sifted, 1300m, 16.vii.2014, Peng, Song, Yu & Yan leg.’.GoogleMaps 

Description of female. Female ( Fig. 13View FIGURES 13 – 18) similar to male in external morphology; BL 2.38 mm, HL 0.34 mm, HW 0.49 mm; PL 0.68 mm, PWb 0.51 mm, PWm 0.59 mm; EL 1.35 mm, EW 0.89 mm, EI 1.51; AnL 0.96 mm, relative lengths of antennomeres: 1.2: 1.0: 1.2: 1.0: 1.0: 0.9: 0.8: 0.8: 1.0: 1.0: 1.7.

Spermatheca ( Fig. 16View FIGURES 13 – 18) large and darkly sclerotized, SpL 0.14 mm, elongate, with a moderately large accessory gland and broad ductus spermathecae with its insertion to spermatheca covered by a corneous sclerite. Female terminalia with a pair of sclerotized structures (see in Figs 14–15View FIGURES 13 – 18), located right behind valvifers, forming a ligulate plate, connected by a median membranous structure, in lateral view the paired sclerotized structures each forming a broad, nearly rounded plate; spermathecal duct thin, with its distal part connected to the centre of the membranous structure.

Remarks. Female of H. hujiayaoi  is unique within the genus by having the female terminalia with a pair of sclerotized structures connected at middle by a membranous component.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Horaeomorphus

Loc

Horaeomorphus hujiayaoi Zhou & Zhang, 2016

Zhou, De-Yao & Li, Li-Zhen 2016

2016
Loc

Horaeomorphus hujiayaoi

Zhou 2016: 66