Cryptocephalus vitellinus Lopatin, 1980

Schöller, Matthias, 2014, Revision of the Cryptocephalus vitellinus species group (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae), Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 54 (2), pp. 645-655: 647-648

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Cryptocephalus vitellinus Lopatin, 1980
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Cryptocephalus vitellinus Lopatin, 1980  

( Figs 3–4 View Figs 1–4. 1–2 , 7–15 View Figs 7–15 )

Cryptocephalus (Asionus) vitellinus Lopatin, 1980: 615   (original description).

Type locality. SE Iran, SƯstƗn-o BalnjchestƗn Province, Chabahar, 25 km W of Qasr-e-Qand and 34 km east of Nik Shahr.

Type material examined. HOLOTYPE: J, ‘SE Iran, 25 km / W. Ghasre-ghand / 9.- 10.4.1973 [w] // Loc. no. 153 / Exp. Mus. Nat / Praha [w] // Holotype [r] // Cryptocephalus   / vitellinus   sp. n. [handwritten] / det.I.Lopatin, 19 [w]’ ( NMPC). PARATYPES (20 spec.): 18 unsexed, ‘SE Iran, 25 km / W.Ghasre-ghand / 9.- 10.4.1973 [w] // Loc.no.153 / Exp.Mus.Nat / Praha [w] // det.I.Lopatin, 19 [w]’ ( NMPC); 2 unsexed, ‘SE Iran Bahu-Kalat / 3.- 4.4.1973 [w] // Loc. no. 147 / Exp. Mus. Nat / Praha [w] // Paratype [r] // Cryptocephalus   / vitellinus   sp. n. [handwritten] / det.I.Lopatin, 19 [w]’ ( NMPC). Additional specimens examined. IRAN: SƮSTƖN- O BALNJCHESTƖN PROVINCE: Rask vall r. Sarbáz, loc. no. 146, 3.–4. iv.1973, 3 spec., det. Lopatin 1983 ( NMPC).

Redescription. Medium-sized, male 3.2 mm, female 3.8 mm; pronotum elongate, with narrowly black base of pronotum and elytra; pronotum glabrous; elytra pale yellow with blurred brownish humeral marking, no additional markings present, with short white setae and rows of small punctures; protibia with brown marking in apical half.

Male. First protarsomere strongly widened, half ( Fig. 14 View Figs 7–15 ) length of claw segment projecting out of lobes of metatarsomere III. Aedeagus regularly rounded in lateral view ( Fig. 7 View Figs 7–15 ), apex of aedeagus in dorsal view in the shape of equilateral triangle with tip forming a narrow denticle; a pair of transverse fraenula and a pair of narrow sickle-shaped endosclerites visible in ostium ( Fig. 8 View Figs 7–15 ); a pair of elongate semi-transparent windows visible in ventral view ( Fig. 9 View Figs 7–15 ).

Female. First mesotarsomere as wide as ¿rst metatarsomere, 2/3 length ( Fig. 15 View Figs 7–15 ) of claw segment projecting out of lobes of metatarsomere III. Spermathecal duct loosely coiled up at base ( Fig. 13 View Figs 7–15 ), yellowish brown in whole length. Kotpresse with dorsal sclerites transverse, ventrally bent part of dorsal sclerite present, with transverse rectangular sclerites fused to sclerotisation of the lateral fold ( Fig. 10 View Figs 7–15 ), ventral sclerite in form of a crosswise band, completely sclerotized at middle, apodemes slender, much wider than rectum, ventral sclerotised area present, i.e. ventral sclerite doubled, wide and long, ventral sclerotised area measuring half width of ventral sclerite, ventral sclerotisations of lateral fold present ( Fig. 11 View Figs 7–15 ).

Distribution. Iran (SƯstƗn-o BalnjchestƗn Province).

NMPC

National Museum Prague

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Chrysomelidae

Genus

Cryptocephalus

Loc

Cryptocephalus vitellinus Lopatin, 1980

Schöller, Matthias 2014
2014
Loc

Cryptocephalus (Asionus) vitellinus

LOPATIN I. K. 1980: 615
1980