Horaeomorphus punctatissimus Franz, 1992

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: 278-279

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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scientific name

Horaeomorphus punctatissimus Franz, 1992
status

 

Horaeomorphus punctatissimus Franz, 1992 

Figs 2View FIGURES 1 – 2, 22–23View FIGURES 21 – 23

Horaeomorphus punctatissimus Franz, 1992: 891  ; Jałoszyński, 2006: 36, Figs 7View FIGURES 3 – 7, 21View FIGURES 21 – 23, 63, 70-74, 80-82, 123.

Material examined. 1Ƌ, labeled ‘ Malaysia: Sabah, Mt. Trus Madi, Borneo Jungle Girl Camp , 05°27'03.96''N, 116°26'52.48''E, rotten wood, sifted, 986m, x.2015, Jian-Yun Wang leg.’.GoogleMaps 

Distribution. Previously known from East Malaysia (Crocker Range: Mt. Kinabalu and Mt. Emas) and Indonesia (Sumatra and Siberut Is.) ( Jałoszyński, 2006); herein newly recorded from East Malaysia: Mt. Trus Madi.

Remarks. This species can be readily identified by the strongly modified hind legs in males, with long, thin and curved metatrochanteral projections, metafemora with ventral margin more convex than dorsal margin, metatibiae very strongly bent in the proximal third; in female metatibiae are also strongly bent ( Jałoszyński, 2006). Bionomics. The presented individual was found crawling in the gaps of bark of a rotten tree in Mt. Trus Madi ( Figs 22–23View FIGURES 21 – 23).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Horaeomorphus

Loc

Horaeomorphus punctatissimus Franz, 1992

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

Horaeomorphus punctatissimus

Jaloszynski 2006: 36
Franz 1992: 891
2006