Theognete zapatista Anderson

Anderson, Robert S., 2010, A taxonomic monograph of the Middle American leaf-litter inhabiting weevil genus Theognete Champion (Coleoptera: Curculionidae; Molytinae; Lymantini) 2458, Zootaxa 2458 (1), pp. 1-127: 58-59

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2458.1.1

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7E42061C-9D11-49C5-8737-CEED0864E699

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5325809

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E88799-FF85-FFDA-2CA5-FE0F48791EF0

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scientific name

Theognete zapatista Anderson
status

new species

56. Theognete zapatista Anderson   , new species ( Figures 146 View FIGURES 144–154 , 181 View FIGURES 181–183 , 216 View FIGURES 204–227 )

Diagnosis. Size. Length, male, 2.33–3.15mm; female, 2.75–3.15mm. Width, male, 1.32–1.85mm; female, 1.52–1.80mm. As for T. schaubeli   except pronotum weakly cordate, with vestiture sparse, irregularly distributed except along glabrous middle area, suberect to erect, moderately long; flanks with distinct oblique sulci. Elytra with broad appressed to suberect scales linearly arranged along intervals, scales overlapping on at least some intervals. Aedeagus as in Fig. 181 View FIGURES 181–183 .

Geographical distribution. México (Chiapas).

Natural history. Collected from berlese extraction of oak-pine-liquidambar forest leaf litter at an elevation of 1500m and from tropical montane mixed forest at an elevation of 1000m.

Derivation of specific name. Noun in apposition; named after the revolutionary Zapatista Army of the Chiapan highlands.

Material examined. 165♂, 99♀♀ ( BMNH, CMNC, CWOB, ECOS, USNM, UVGC)   . Holotype ♂ ( CMNC)   : MÉXICO: Chiapas. Lagos de Montebello, Cinco Lagos , 1500m, 22.IX.1992, 92-113, R.S. Anderson, liquidambar/oak/pine forest litter   / HOLOTYPE ♂, Theognete zapatista   sp. nov. R.S. Anderson. Aedeagus extracted. Paratype: MÉXICO. Chiapas. Lagunas de Montebello, Cinco Lagos, 1500m, 21.IX.1991, R. Anderson, oak/pine Liquidambar forest , 91-115 (45♂, 29♀♀ BMNH, CMNC, CWOB, ECOS, USNM, UVGC)   . Lagunas de Montebello, Cinco Lagos , 1500m, 22.IX.1992, R. Anderson, liquidambar/oak/pine forest litter, 92-113 (59♂, 30♀♀ CMNC)   . Lagunas de Montebello , 19.VII.1991, R. Jones (1♂ ECOS)   . Municipio La Trinitaria, nr. Laguna Cinco Lagos , 23.VIII.1991, R. Jones, leaf litter (8♂, 2♀♀ ECOS)   . Lagunas de Montebello, cerca Cinco Lagos , 5.II.1994, R. Jones, Horasca 4 m 2 (1♂, 3♀♀ ECOS)   . Municipio Trinitaria, Cinco Lagos , 29.VII.1994, B. Gómez, HR 20-4 (1♂, 2♀♀ ECOS)   . Municipio Trinitaria, Cinco Lagos , 29.VII.1994, B. Gómez, HR 20-6 (1♀ ECOS)   . Municipio Trinitaria, Lagunas de Montebello , 29.VII.1994, R. Jones, Flores de Hampea montebellensis   (1♀ ECOS)   . Municipio Trinitaria, Laguna de Montebello, Cerca de Cinco Lagos , 11.VII.1995, R. Jones, Horasca (1♂ ECOS)   . Municipio Trinitaria, Lagunas de Montebello , 11.VII.1995, R. Jones, HR (1♂, 2♀♀ ECOS)   . Parque Nacional Lagunas de Montebello, Cinco Lagos , 1500m, 16º 07.072’ N, 91º 40.442’ W, 24.VII.2005, R. Anderson, mixed hardwood forest litter, 2005-006 (6♂, 2♀♀ CMNC) GoogleMaps   . Parque Nacional Lagunas de Montebello, Grutas de San Rafael , 1500m, 16º 07.993’ N, 91º 43.752’ W, 24.VII.2005, R. Anderson liquidambar valley bottom forest litter, 2005-005 (9♂, 6♀♀ CMNC) GoogleMaps   . Municipio Ocosingo, Nahá, Selva Lacandona "Ocotalito", 16°56'56.8"N 91°35'33.5"W, 1000m, 12–13.VII.2003, R. Anderson, mixed montane forest litter, 2003-109 (1♂, 1♀ CMNC) GoogleMaps   . Municipio Ocosingo, Nahá, Selva Lacandona "Ocotalito", 16°56'56.8"N 91°35'33.5"W, 1000m, 12–13.VII.2003, Jesus Luna Cozar, mixed montane forest litter (1♂, 1♀ CMNC) GoogleMaps   . Municipio Ocosingo, Naha , 16.94860°N, 91.59357°W, 930m, 10.VI.2008, LLAMA Wm-A-07-2-04 (1♂ CMNC) GoogleMaps   . Municipio La Trinitaria, Parque Nacional Lagos de Montebello, Cinco Lagos , 1500m, 16°06.072 N, 91°40.442 W, 20.VII.2007, R. Anderson, mixed liquidambar forest litter, 2007-023 (20♂, 13♀♀ CMNC, ECOS) GoogleMaps   . Mpio. La Trinitaria, Parque Nacional Lagos de Montebello, Lago Pojol , 1500m, 16°05.948 N, 91°40.275 W, 20.VII.2007, R. Anderson, mixed liquidambar forest litter 2007- 024 (10♂, 7♀♀ CMNC, ECOS) GoogleMaps   .

Chorological relationships. Sympatric with T. clavisetosa   and T. schaubeli   .

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

UVGC

Collecion de Artropodos