Derelomini, Latreille, 1865

Haran, Julien, Benoit, Laure, Procheş, Şerban & Kergoat, Gael J., 2022, Ebenacobius Haran, a new southern African genus of flower weevils (Coleoptera: Curculioninae: Derelomini) associated with dicotyledonous plants, European Journal of Taxonomy 818 (1), pp. 1-54 : 6

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2022.818.1771

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:17950060-6B62-4479-BAF0-473767DC6ADB

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6536651

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B087DC-FFF6-8B2F-5E8F-FB352616F84B

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Derelomini
status

 

Key to genera of afrotropical continental Derelomini (sensu Franz 2006)

1. Eyes in dorsal view flat, not protruding over contour of head capsule in dorsal view. Larvae developing on Elaeis guineensis Jacq. ( Arecaceae ) ......................................................................... 2

– Eyes in dorsal view convex ( Fig. 1B View Fig ), at least moderately exceeding the contour of head capsule in dorsal view ( Fig. 2F View Fig ). Larvae developing on other plants than Elaeis guineensis ........................... 3

2. Integument black, deeply sculptured, without darker or paler markings on prothorax and elytra. Prothorax with a knob or tooth between procoxae and basal margin of prosternum ......................... ........................................................................................................................ Prosoestus Faust, 1899

– Integument yellow to reddish brown, shallowly sculptured, usually with dark markings on prothorax and elytra. Prothorax lacking knob or tooth behind procoxae, in some species males with a prosternal process between procoxae ................………………………..………… Elaeidobius Kuschel, 1952

3. Claws free ......................................................................................................................................... 4

– Claws connate. Central Africa ( Congo) ............................... Lomederus ghesquierei Marshall, 1932

4. Forehead flat, lacking a middle groove ( Fig. 1C View Fig ). Lateral carina of prothorax generally strangled before apex ( Fig. 1C View Fig ). Body of penis with a thickening near base, visible in lateral view. In males, stridulatory plate (tergite VII) basally indented on each side of the row of tubercles ........................ .............................................................................................................. Derelomus Schoenherr, 1825

– Forehead with a middle groove ( Fig. 1B View Fig ). Lateral carina of prothorax constricted before apex ( Fig. 1A View Fig ). Width of body of penis regular in lateral view ( Fig. 6 View Fig ). In males, stridulatory plate (tergite VII) with basal margin smooth, lacking indentation on each side of the row of tubercles ( Fig. 1J View Fig ) .. .............................................................................................................. Ebenacobius Haran gen. nov.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae