Elanela rafaeli, Grazia, Jocelia, Barros, Lurdiana Dayse De & Barão, Kim Ribeiro, 2016

Grazia, Jocelia, Barros, Lurdiana Dayse De & Barão, Kim Ribeiro, 2016, Elanela Rolston revisited (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae): new distributional records and description of new species, Zootaxa 4092 (4), pp. 561-571 : 567-569

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4092.4.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:AB185179-B61C-4C30-8D67-579330563CD4

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6080189

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/0630AD03-C10D-FFEB-50FF-F8DDFDD448AB

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Elanela rafaeli
status

sp. nov.

Elanela rafaeli sp. nov.

( Figures 6 View FIGURES 1–8 , 17–18 View FIGURES 17–21 , 22 View FIGURE 22 )

Material examined. HOLOTYPE, ♂, BRAZIL, Pará, Belterra, FLONA Tapajós , 2 º 36 ' 15 "S 54 º 56 ' 35 "W, 100 m, 15–16.iv. 2008, J.A. Rafael & F.F. Xavier Filho coll., arm. lum. ( MPEG) GoogleMaps .

Etymology. rafaeli , genitive singular; honoring José Albertino Rafael from Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil ( INPA) for his contribution to the knowledge of insects.

Diagnosis. Marginal processes on dorsal rim of pygophore projected posteriorly; marginal processes clavate apically. Ventral rim of pygophore projected posteriorly, quadrate, V-notched medially. Parameres reduced. Description. Disc of scutellum black ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 1–8 ). Urosternites mostly black, tubercle on urosternite III castaneous; lateral portion of each urosternite yellow. Each connexival sclerite mostly black, outer margin yellow. Proportion of antennal segments: I <II = III <IV = V.

Male genitalia. Pygophore quadrate, distal half depressed; posterolateral angles rounded. Marginal processes on each side of dorsal rim medially, each projected posteriorly; marginal processes clavate apically ( Fig. 17 View FIGURES 17–21 ). Ventral rim projected posteriorly, quadrate, notched medially ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 17–21 ). Parameres reduced. Surface of segment X convex; each posterolateral angle of segment X produced posteriorly, acute apically; distal margin with deep Ushaped notch.

Measurements (mm). Total length, 5.40; length of head, 0.73; head length ahead of eyes, 0.37; interocular distance, 0.87; length of antennal segments: I, 0.27; II, 0.63; III, 0.60; IV, 1.07; V, 1.07; width of head, 0.70; width of pronotum, 3.37; length of pronotum, 1.20; width of scutellum, 2.13; length of scutellum, 2.17; width of abdomen at third segment, 3.27.

Female unknown.

Distribution. Brazil (Pará) ( Fig. 22 View FIGURE 22 ).

MPEG

Brazil, Para, Belem, Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

INPA

Brazil, Amazonas, Manaus, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazoonia, Colecao Sistematica da Entomologia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pentatomidae

Genus

Elanela