Therates pseudorugifer pseudorugifer Sawada and Wiesner

Wiesner, Jürgen, 2013, The chennelli group of the Genus Therates Latreille (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) 114. Contribution towards the knowledge of Cicindelidae, Insecta Mundi 2013 (315), pp. 1-86 : 10-11

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5176988

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5188581

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scientific name

Therates pseudorugifer pseudorugifer Sawada and Wiesner
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3. Therates pseudorugifer pseudorugifer Sawada and Wiesner  

( Fig. 17 View Figures 17-27 )

Therates pseudorugifer Sawada and Wiesner 1999a: 32   , 33, f. 3, 4, 10.

Therates pseudorugifer   . Sawada and Wiesner 2002: 81.

Type depository. Holotype male in ZSMC, paratype female in JWGC.

Type status. Holotype male! Type labels: “ LAOS, Louang Namtha pr., 21°09’N 101°19’E, Namtha Muang Sing , 5-31.v.1997, 900- 1200m, Vit Kubá leg. [printed] GoogleMaps   ; PARATYPUS THERATES pseudorugifer Sawada and Wiesner   [printed, red]. Paratype female Type labels: LAOS north, 5-11.v.1997, 20 km NW Louang Namtha, N21°09.2, E101°18.7, alt 900± 100 m, E. Jendek and O. Šauša leg.” [printed, white, with yellow borders]; “PARATYPUS THERATES pseudorugifer Sawada and Wiesner   ” [printed, red] GoogleMaps   .

Diagnosis. Distinguished by the combination of short humeral lunule, yellow labrum, and antennae which extends beyond the elytral shoulders.

Re-description. Size: Total length (without labrum) 8.2 mm- 8.7 mm, (mean= 8.5 mm, n=2). Head: Shining violet black. Mandibles yellowish, brownish distally in females, teeth brownish marginally. Labrum (male Fig. 21 View Figures 17-27 , female Fig. 22 View Figures 17-27 ) as wide as long, yellowish, with six apical teeth and one lateral tooth. Labial and maxillary palpi yellowish. Antennae lanceolate, extending posteriorally behind elytral shoulders in the male, somewhat shorter in the female, scape with a single apical bristle, antennomeres 2 to 5 glabrous, antennomeres 6 to 11 and evenly pubescent; scape yellowish above, black on underside, remaining antennomeres blackish, distal two antennomeres in the male slightly broader. Clypeus glabrous. Frons smooth, with a transverse furrow in the posterior part of the orbital plates. Thorax: Pronotum shining violet black, as long as wide, constricted in front and at back, transverse furrows strong, middle line and lateral lines nearly obsolete. Elytra: Shining violet black, with basal and apical humps, slightly punctate in front, nearly absent in the apical half ( Fig. 18 View Figures 17-27 ). Apex somewhat transparent brown with lateral and sutural corner, straight or slightly recurved between. Maculations yellow, composed of a short humeral lunule, a narrow basal dot, and trapezoid horizontal central dot ( Figs. 19, 20 View Figures 17-27 ). Ventral aspect: Venter black. Legs of male yellowish, tibiae and tarsomeres somewhat darkened distally, femora darkened in distal half. Legs of female dark brown. Aedeagus: ( Fig. 26 View Figures 17-27 ) curved, broadly rounded distally, total length 2.0 mm.

Distribution. Laos (Louangnamtha).

ZSMC

Zoologische Staatssammlung

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Therates

Loc

Therates pseudorugifer pseudorugifer Sawada and Wiesner

Wiesner, Jürgen 2013
2013
Loc

Therates pseudorugifer

Sawada, H. & J. Wiesner 2002: 81
2002
Loc

Therates pseudorugifer

Sawada, H. & J. Wiesner 1999: 32
1999