Sunius pauli, Assing, 2005

Assing, Volker, 2005, On the Turkish species of Sunius. VI. New micropterous species from central southern Anatolia and additional records (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Paederinae), Beiträge Zur Entomologie = Contributions to Entomology 55 (2), pp. 289-298: 295-296

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.21248/contrib.entomol.55.2.289-298

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4793452

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/134EB350-FFD6-FFA2-FEBE-FC18B7F2A845

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scientific name

Sunius pauli
status

sp. n.

Sunius pauli   sp. n. ( Figs. 15-19 View Figs View Fig , Map 2 View Map 2 )

Type material:

Holotype : TR – Malatya [25], 50 km NW Adıyaman, Reşadiye Geç., 1220 m, 37°58'38N, 38°00'01E, 25.III.2005, P. Wunderle GoogleMaps   / Holotypus  Sunius pauli   sp. n. det. V. Assing 2005 (cAss)   . Paratypes: 6: same data as holotype (cWun, cAss).

Description:

External characters as in S. brevispinosus   .

: sternite VII similar to that of S. brevispinosus   , with very weakly concave posterior margin, pubescence weakly modified; sternite VIII without conspicuous modifications; aedeagus with relatively short and in lateral view rather broad apical part of the ventral process and with row of long sclerotised spines in internal sac, the largest spine with strongly curved apex ( Figs. 15-18 View Figs ).

Etymology: The species is dedicated to my friend and colleague Paul Wunderle, who collected the types and to whom I am grateful for the generous gift of the holotype.

Comparative notes and systematics:

Sunius pauli   is distinguished from S. brevispinosus   and S. longispinosus   by the apically strongly curved large spine in the internal sac and by the somewhat broader apical part (lateral view!) of the ventral process of the aedeagus. For more details see the comparative notes below S. brevispinosus   .

Distribution and bionomics:

The type locality is situated in the western part of the Malatya Dağları in the south of Malatya province. The type material was collected by sifting grass and litter between rocks on a north slope at an altitude of 1220 m ( Fig. 19 View Fig )   .

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Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Sunius