Sagola arboricola, Broun Desig. Park and Carlton, 2013

Park, J. - S. & Carlton, C. E., 2014, A revision of the New Zealand species of the genus Sagola Sharp (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae: Faronitae), The Coleopterists Bulletin (mo 13) 68, pp. 1-156: 71-72

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1649/072.068.0mo4.1

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5765155

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D82A3E-BD2F-110B-3F60-FE9FFDABFD74

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Sagola arboricola
status

 

16. arboricola   species-group

(2 species)

Diagnosis. Members of the arboricola   speciesgroup can be distinguished from other Sagola   species-groups by the following combination of characters: body length 2.3–3.0 mm; antennomere 1 approximately 1.5 times longer than wide; frontal sulcus deep reaching one-third length of eye; anterior frontal fovea oval, posterior frontal fovea round ( Fig. 41e View Fig ); eye large and prominent, approximately as long as temple ( Fig. 41e View Fig ); ventral surface of male head with process bearing dense setae behind mouthparts ( Fig. 41f View Fig ); hind wings well-developed; abdominal tergites IV–VI with discal carinae.

KEY TO SPECIES OF THE ARBORICOLA SPECIES- GROUP

The key is based on male specimens because most female specimens are indistinguishable based on external morphology.

1. Body length 2.3–2.7 mm; antennomeres 2–10 with distinct tubercles; ventral surface of head with inverted triangular process bearing dense setae behind mouthparts ( Fig. 41f View Fig ); abdominal ventrite VII with round depression medially ................................... S. arboricola Broun  

1′. Larger body, length 2.5–3.0 mm; ventral surface of head with blunt process bearing dense setae behind mouthparts; antennomeres 2–10 subquadrate and weakly enlarged; abdominal ventrite VII simple ........... S. tenebrica Broun  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Sagola