Oxypoda (s. str.) grandipennis ( Casey, 1911a ), Gusarov, 2003

Gusarov, Vladimir I., 2003, Revision of some types of North American aleocharines (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae), with synonymic notes, Zootaxa 353 (1), pp. 1-134: 16-17

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.353.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:104E9C0B-B207-41E6-816C-E91FC1C7DBA0

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5102958

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F387B2-FF8F-535C-CD24-524EFC84A1E1

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scientific name

Oxypoda (s. str.) grandipennis ( Casey, 1911a )
status

comb. nov.

Oxypoda (s. str.) grandipennis ( Casey, 1911a)   , comb. nov.

( Figs. 10–14 View FIGURES 10–14 )

Moluciba grandipennis Casey, 1911a: 156   .

Atheta (Moluciba) grandipennis: Fenyes, 1920: 219   (as valid species).

Atheta (Moluciba) grandipennis: Bernhauer & Scheerpeltz, 1926: 671   (as valid species).

Atheta (Moluciba) grandipennis: Moore & Legner, 1975: 362   (as valid species).

Moluciba grandipennis: Seevers, 1978: 249   (as valid species).

Moluciba grandipennis: Newton et al., 2000: 361   (as valid species).

Type material. Holotype of Moluciba grandipennis   : ♀, “Metlakatla B.[ritish] Col.[umbia] Keen”, “ Moluciba grandipennis Csy.   ”, “TYPE USNM 39020” (red label), “CASEY bequest 1925” ( NMNH).

Additional material. CANADA: Québec: ♀, Chic­Chocs , 17.viii.1994   ; ♂, 50 km E Québec­City, Armagh , 46º44’N 70º35’W, 2.viii.1994 ( SPSU) GoogleMaps   ; 2 specimens, 170 km NE Québec­City, Pohénégamook , 47º28’N 69º14’W, 16.viii.1994 ( LFC, SPSU) GoogleMaps   ; 3 specimens, ditto but 2.viii.1994 ( LFC) GoogleMaps   ; 1 specimen, Lac Mitis , 48º18’N 67º48’W, 22.viii.1994 ( SPSU) GoogleMaps   ; 1 specimen, ditto but 15.viii.1994 ( LFC) GoogleMaps   ; UNITED STATES: Alaska: ♀, Kenai Peninsula , 10 km S Ninilchik, 59º57.26–.25’N 151º43.81’W, 50 m, forest litter, Picea   , 22.vii.1998 (V.I.Gusarov)   ; ♂, Richardson Hwy., NNW Willow Creek , 61º50.17’N 145º13.81’W, 500 m, in human feces, 13.vii.1998 (V.I.Gusarov) ( SPSU) GoogleMaps   .

Diagnosis. Oxypoda grandipennis   can be distinguished from other Nearctic members of the nominotypical subgenus by a dark brown body with the brownish yellow pronotum, humeral angles and posterior margin of the elytra, abdominal terga 3–5 and posterior margin of tergum 7; and the distinct shape of the aedeagus ( Figs. 10–13 View FIGURES 10–14 ) and spermatheca ( Fig. 14 View FIGURES 10–14 ).

Distribution. Oxypoda grandipennis   is a boreal species with a transnearctic distribution. It is known from Alaska and Québec.

NMNH

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Oxypoda

Loc

Oxypoda (s. str.) grandipennis ( Casey, 1911a )

Gusarov, Vladimir I. 2003
2003
Loc

Moluciba grandipennis:

Newton, A. F. & Thayer, M. K. & Ashe, J. S. & Chandler, D. S. 2000: 361
2000
Loc

Moluciba grandipennis:

Seevers, C. H. 1978: 249
1978
Loc

Atheta (Moluciba) grandipennis:

Moore, I. & Legner, E. F. 1975: 362
1975
Loc

Atheta (Moluciba) grandipennis:

Bernhauer, M. & Scheerpeltz, O. 1926: 671
1926
Loc

Atheta (Moluciba) grandipennis:

Fenyes, A. 1920: 219
1920
Loc

Moluciba grandipennis

Casey, T. L. 1911: 156
1911