Ichnea marginella (Klug, 1842)

Opitz, Weston, 2010, Classification, Natural History, and Evolution of the Epiphloeinae (Coleoptera: Cleridae). Part VIII. The Genera Acanthocollum Opitz, Stegnoclava Opitz, and Ichnea Laporte, The Coleopterists Bulletin (mo 9) 64, pp. 1-65: 48-52

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Ichnea marginella (Klug, 1842)


Ichnea marginella (Klug, 1842)  

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Enoplium marginellum Klug, 1842: 376   . Holotype ♀. Pará, Sieber (ZMHB). (Specimen point mounted, gender label affixed to paper point; support card; locality label; ZMHB acronymic label; type label; specimen number label- 58869; historical collection label; holotype label; identification label; plastic vial with abdomen and ovipositor.) Lacordaire 1857: 477; Gemminger and Harold 1869: 1752; Schenkling 1903: 102, 1910: 123; Corporaal 1942: 142, 1950: 271; Blackwelder 1945: 389; Ekis 1975: 49.

Enoplium laterale Klug, 1842: 377   . Holotype ♂. Brazil, Virmond (ZMHB). New synonymy. Lacordaire 1857: 477; Lohde 1900: 101; Schenkling 1903: 102; Corporaal 1950: 377; The characteristics used to describe this nominal species represent intraspecific variation.

Ichnea circumcincta Chevrolat, 1874: 324   . Lectotype ♂. Herein designated. Mexico, D.A. Sallé (MNHN). Two paralectotypes (MNHN). Lohde 1900: 101; Schenkling 1910: 123; Blackwelder 1945: 389; Corporaal 1950: 271.

Ichnea   pubescence Spinola, 1844: 25. Lectotype and one paralectotype. Genders unknown. Cayenne , French Guiana. Gemminger and Harold 1869: 1752; Blackwelder 1945: 389; Corporaal 1950: 271.  

Hylecoetus cylindricus Germar, 1912: 719   . New synonymy. I have examined a specimen from the MNHN identified as H. cylindricus   . This specimen clearly is an example of I. marginella   . Moreover, the illustration of an antenna of H. cylindricus   , associated with Germar’ s description (Germar 1912: 720) is perfectly compatible with the form of the antenna of I. marginella   .

Diagnosis. The extent of narrowness of the vertex ( Fig. 64 View Figs ) will distinguish the members of this species from congeners.

Description. Size: Length 7.8 mm; width 3.0 mm. Form ( Fig. 155 View Figs ): Oblong subovoid. Integumental color ( Fig. 107 View Figs ): Cranium mostly yellow, infuscated behind eye; pronotum yellow, faintly infuscated anteromedially; elytra mostly dark brown, with yellow line along epipleural and sutural margins; femora yellow, tibiae and tarsi brown. Head: HW/PW 1.0; frons not indented; EW/VW 5.0; antenna as in Fig. 165 View Figs , funicle not compressed. Thorax: Pronotum, PL/PW 1.0; elytra subovoid, EL/PL 4.5; EL/EW 2.3; anterior margin of protibia with 12 spines. Male genitalia: Aedeagus as in Fig. 188 View Figs . Male mesodermal internal reproductive organs ( Fig. 116 View Figs ): Testes comprised of 22 follicles. Female mesodermal internal reproductive organs: As in Fig. 117 View Figs .

Variation. Size: length 5.0– 7.9 mm; width 1.2– 2.4 mm. There is variation in the degree to which the eyes approximate each other in dorsal view. Specimens from the more northern part of the species’ range, for example Honduras, are a little wider between the eyes than those from South America. Also, there is considerable variation in the expression of the broad brown vitta at the middle of the pronotal disc and in the expression of the pale line on the elytral suture. In a few specimens, especially those from Mexico, the pale line along the epipleural and sutural margins coalesce at the elytral apex.

Natural History. Specimens have been captured throughout the year at elevations ranging from 100 to 1,615 m. Some were taken from a fallen oak log, others in a Malaise trap in a montane tropical rainforest. Specimens were also collected on a felled trunk of Manilkara   .

Distribution. The known range of this species extends from Mexico to Brazil ( Map 6 View Map 6 ).

Specimens Examined. 448. MEXICO: Sinaloa, 13 km W El Palmito , 4-VIII-1964, H. F. Howden   ; idem, 7-VIII-1964, 1615 m on oak, H. F. Howden   : Veracruz: Cordova , Salle   : Oaxaca: Juquila , Salle   . GUATEMALA: Baja Verapaz, S. Gerónimo, Champion   . BELIZE: Cayo, 39 km SE Belmopan , 16-VIII-1977, C. W. & L. O’ Brien & B. Marshall   . HONDURAS: Atlántida, Parque Nacional, Pico Bonito, El Manchon, 15°29′18″N 87°07′39″W GoogleMaps   ,

20-III- 2000, 350 m, A. Lopez Martinez; Santa Bárbara, 5 km NW Peña Blanca   , 1-VI- 1994, 820 m, H. & A. Howden: Olancho, Parque Nacional La Muralla   , 31-V-1995, R. Turnbow; idem   , 28-XI-1995, R. Turnbow. NICARAGUA: Chontales. COSTA RICA: Cartago, Turrialba , 600 m   , 25-VIII-1983, V. O. Becker: Puntarenas, Rancho Wuemada Peninsula de Osa, 1992, 200 m, F. Quesada; Corcovado National Park Sirena Station , 8°24′48″N 83°35′22″W GoogleMaps   , 26-VI-2000, 5 m, Z. H. Falin: PANAMA: Chiriquí, Hacienda Las Lagunas   , 8-I-1981, dead trunk, G. Ekis; Fortuma   , 17-V-1978, C. W. O’ Brien ; 21 km NW Volcán   , 20-V-1996, Wappes Huether & Morris; Finca Suiza 1 km SE Hornito   , 28-V-2-VI-1994, Malaise Trap, F. Andrews & A. Giesbert; Volcán, 7620– 1219 m, Champion; Volcán , 610–914 m, Champion : Veraguas: 2–5 km S Santa Fe   , 19-II-1999, J. E. Wappes: Colón, N shore Gatun Lake   , 10-11-V- 1984, E. Giesbert; 6 km E Maria Chiqulla , 9°26′N 79°42′ W GoogleMaps   , 11-IV-1992, H. Stockwell; 14 km E Portobelo   , 25-IV-2-V-1992, E. Giesbert: Panamá, Barro Colorado, Canal Zone   , V-1929, Darlington; Cerro Jefe, 9°14′N 79°23′W, 30-VI- 1971, 700 m, H. A. Hespenheide ; 5 km W Cocoli Canal Zone   , 6-X-1971, H. P. Stockwell ; 8 km E Chepo   , 17-IX- 1972, H. Stockwell; 6 km NW Fort Kobbe, Canal Zone   , 17-VI-1972, H. P. Stockwell; Cerro Azul   , 29- V-1983, J. E. Wappes; Canal Zone, Pipeline Road 8 km NW Gamboa   , 7-V-1984, Stockwell; 10 km N El Llano   , 16-20-V- 1984, 427 m, E. Giesbert; idem   , 28-V-3-VI-1984, E. Giesbert ; 2 km E Ipeti   , 22-V- 1996, R. Turnbow: Darien, Estación Cruces Mono   , 5-28-II-1993, Malaise , R. Cambra & J. Coronado. COLOMBIA: Magdalena, Tayrona Pueblito, 11°20′N 74°2′W GoogleMaps   , 29-14-VII-VIII-2000, Malaise trap 225 m, R. Henriquez; idem GoogleMaps   , 15-VIII-1-IX- 2000, R. Henriquez; idem GoogleMaps   , 20-VII-3-I-2000, R. Henriquez; idem GoogleMaps   , 29-VII-14-VIII-2000, R. Henriquez; idem GoogleMaps   , 1-19-IX-2000, R. Henriquez; idem GoogleMaps   , 30-IX- 26-X-2000, R. Henriquez; idem GoogleMaps   , 19-30-IX-2000, R. Henriquez; idem GoogleMaps   , 22-XI-4-XII-2000, R. Henriquez; idem GoogleMaps   , 29-VII-14-VIII-2000, R. Henriquez; idem GoogleMaps   , 3-22-I-2001, R. Henriquez; Tayrona, Cerro San Lucas, La Antena, 11°20′N 74°2′W GoogleMaps   , 19-24-VII-2002, Malaise trap 700 m, M.Sharkey, D. Arias & E. Torres : Norte de Santander, 2 km E Gramalote   , 11-V-1974, 1300 m, H. & A. Howden: Chocó, Cacagualito, VI: Vichada, Tuparro Cerro Tomás, 5°21′N 67°51′W GoogleMaps   , 27-XII-5-I- 2000 -2001, 140 m Malaise trap, W. Villalba; Vaupés Estación Biológia Mosiro-Itajura Caparú, 1°04′N 69°03′W GoogleMaps   , 17-29-IV-2003, 60 m Malaise trap, J. Pinzón: Meta, Trinigua Caño Nevera, 2°11′N 73°48′W GoogleMaps   , 20-23-XII- 2001, 390 m Malaise trap, D. Campos; Macarena Caño Curía Sendero Chacicamos, 3°21′N 73°56′W GoogleMaps   , 24-31-XII- 2001, 460 m, Malaise trap, D. Campos; Sierra de La Macarena , 3°21′N 73°56′W GoogleMaps   , 10-XI-21-XII- 2002, 460 m, Malaise trap, M. Duarte; idem GoogleMaps   , 4-17-I-2003, A. Herrera & W. Villalba; Sierra de La Macarena , 3°21′N 73°56′W GoogleMaps   , 25-X-30-XI- 2004, 493 m Malaise trap, W. Villalba: Cauca, Isla Gorgona El Helechal, 2°58′N 78°11′W GoogleMaps   , 7-20-II-2001, 30 m, Malaise trap, H. Torres; Putumayo, La Paya, Cabaña Viviano Cocha, 0°7′S 74°56′W GoogleMaps   , 26-XI-1-X-2001, R. Cobete; La Paya Cabaña Chagra, 0°7′S 74°56′W, 1-15-XII- 2001, 320 m, Malaise trap, E. Lozano; La Paya, Cabaña La Paya , 0°2′S 75°12′W GoogleMaps   , 20-XI-5-XII- 2001, 330 m, Malaise trap, E. Lozano: Amazonas, Leticia   , 23-II-2-III- 1974, 213 m, H. & A. Howden; Amacayacu, Matamata, 3°41′S 70°15′W, 12-19-VI- 2000, 160 m, Malaise trap, A. Parente; Amacayacu Mocagua, 3°41′S 70°15′W, 19-26-VI- 2000, 150 m, Malaise trap, A. Parente; Amacayacu, Matamata, 3°41′S 70°15′W, 24-IV-2-V- 2000, 150 m, Malaise trap, A. Parente; idem   , 6-12-VII-2000, A. Parente; Amacayacu Camino a San Martín, 3°41′N 70°15′W GoogleMaps   , 1-10-III- 2004, 150 m, Malaise trap, T. Pape & D. Arias. VENEZUELA: Sucre, Las Melenas, 9.7 km NW Irapa , 10°41′ N 52°37′W GoogleMaps   , 24-XI- 1993, 800 m, Rosales, Joly, Scavo & Savini: Monagas, Caripe Cueva Guacharo   , 20-30-VII- 1987, 700 m, forest over coffee, Malaise trap, S. & J. Peck: Aragua, El Limón   , 10-XI- 1975, 450 m, J. Clavijo; idem   , 20-XI-1975, J. Clavijo: Tachira, Comp. Hidroe ectrico Las Cuevas, 7°47′N 71°47′W GoogleMaps   , 1-12- XI- 1988, 600 m, L. Ruiz Pineda, C. J. Rosales, J. DeMarmels, L. Joly & A. Chacon: Bolívar, Elena   , 3-XI-1972, J. & B. Bechyné; Nuria   , 31-V- 1975, 500 m, B. Bechyne; idem   , 1-VI-1975, B. Bechyné; idem   , 2-VI-1975, B. Bechyne; Salto Pará Rio Cuaca   , 25-IV-1984, B. Bechyné; El Hormiguero, Meseta de Nuria   , 3-VI- 1975, 500 m, J. & B. Bechyné; Gran Sabana Chirimata   , 25-28-X-1966, 1300 m, J. & B. Bechyné & E. Osuna; Amazonas, Mount Duida   , 4- XI-1928, Tate; Cerro de la Neblina, 9-II-1984, J. G.

135) Ichnea callanga   ; 136) Ichnea aequinoctialis   .

Rozen; Alto Ric Mavaca, 02°02′10″N 65°06′50″W, 5-II- 1989, 150 m, J. Lottke. TRINIDAD: Arima Borough, Silma near Arima, 25-XI-2-XII- 1977, 250 m, W. R. M. Mason; 11 km SE Arima Arena Forest Reserve, 22-VI-8-VII-1993, rainforest, 80 m, S. & J. Peck; 8 km N Arima, 24-VI-8-VII- 1993, 260 m, rainforest, Malaise trap, S. & J. Peck: Saint Andrew, Guaico Sangre Grande, 7-VIII-1969, H. & A. Howden. GUYANA: Masaruni-Potaro, Kamakusa, I-1923; Kartabo, 14-VI-1924; Kartabo, 11-VII-1925, fallen tree, S. H. Williams; Kartabo, 25-VII-1925, on cut wood, S. H. Williams; Ikuribisi, X-1948 - III-1949, D. J. Atkinson; 1 km W Kurupukari, 4°40′19″N 58°41′4″W, 60 m, on bark of downed trees, R. Brooks & Z. Falin: SURINAME: Surinam, 17 km S Kraka, 29-I-1969, L. & C. W. O’ Brien. FRENCH GUIANA: Guyane, Roches de Kouru; Régina, Montagne de Kaw PK   37.5, 17-XII-2000, Malaise trap, J.A. Cerda. ECUADOR: Orellana, Reserva Ethnica, Waorani, 1 km S of Onkone Gare Camp, 00°39′S 76°27′W, 6-X- 1995, 216 m, T.L.Erwin; idem, 23-I- 1994, 220 m, T.L. Erwin: Sucumbíos: El Nueva Loja 2–5 km W Parahuacu Oil Station, 30-XII-1989, T. C. MacRae; idem, 31-XII-1989, T. C. MacRae; Sacha Lodge, 0.5°S 76.5°W, 14-24-III- 1994, 290 m, P. Hibbs: Napo: 28 km NE San Pedro de Avanjuno, 15-30-III-2005, F. T. Hovore; Yasuni Reserve Station, 0°40.566′S 076°23.851′W, 30-IX- 11-X- 2002, 250 m, C. Brammer; 30 km E Coca, 6- III-1983, L. Huggert: 7 km N Ahuana, 14-I-2002, F. T. Hovore; 1 km E Atahualpa, 15-23-X- 1995, 480 m, E. & V. Giesbert. PERU: Loreto, Jungle Amazon Inn, 48 km E Iquitos, 30-XII-1984 - 5-I- 1985, on Amazon River, P. Skelley: Huanuco, Tingo Maria, 1-5-VI-1999, W. Hanson & S. Keller; Tingo Maria region, 15-24-VI-1937, F. Woytkowski; Monson Valley, Tingo Maria, 10-XI-1954, E. I. Schlinger & E. S. Ross; idem, 21-XI-1954, E. I. Schlinger & E. S. Ross; idem, 29-XI-1954, E. I. Schlinger & E. S. Ross. BOLIVIA: Cochabamba, 1 km E Villa Tunan, 8-12- X-1992, E. Giesbert; 10 km N Villa Turari, 1-IV- 1978, O’ Brien & Marshall; Chapare, 22-X- 1949, 400 m, R. Zischka: Santa Cruz, Amboro National Park, Los Volcanes, 18°06′S 63°36′W, 20-XI-12- XII-2004 W, 1000 m, Malaise trap on tree fall, M. V. L. Barclay & H.Mendel. BRAZIL: Amazonas, Manaus, 1 km W Taruma Falls, 28-II- 1981, 100 m, on felled trunk of Manilkara, G. Ekis   ; idem, 15-II-1-III- 1981, G. Ekis; Manaus, 1 km W Taruma Falls, 19-I- 1981, primary forest, on Manilkara, G. Ekis   ; Manaus 1 km W Taruma Falls, 28-II- 1981, 100 m, C. W. Young; Tefe 1-4-XII-1961, F. M. Oilveira; Rio Madeira, Mann & Baker; Maturacá, Rio Cauaburi, 24-I-1963, J. Bechyné; Manaus 1 km W Taruma Falls, 16-II- 1981, 100 m, C. Young; Manaus 1 km W Taruma Falls, 1-3-III-1981, Chen W. Young: Pará, VI: idem, VII; 50 km N Paragominas, 20-II-1975, E. S. Ross; 70 km W Monte Dourado, 27-29-XII- 1980, Malaise trap at edge of natural forest. R. Krell; Santarem, VII, Capp; Tucurul, I-1979, M. Alvarenga; 30 km S Belum, 15-II-1975, E. S. Ross; Maraba, X- 1974, John F. Reinert; Jacareacanga, XII-1968, M. Alvarenga: Pernambuco, Serra de Communaty, 12-III-1983, Gounelle: Rondônia: 62 km SE Ariquemes, 7-18-XI-1995, W. J. Hanson; idem, 5- 16-XI-1996, W. J. Hanson; idem, 1-14-XI-1997, W. J. Hanson: Tocantins, Chapada, XI; Dianópolis, 2-III-1962, F. M. Oliveira: Alagoas, São Miguel dos Campos, IV-1984, F. M. Oliveira: Mato Grosso, Sinop Coordenciens, X- 1974, 350 m, M. Alvarenga; Sinop, X-1975, M. Alvarenga; idem, X-1976, M. Alvarenga; Rio Caraguala, 2°48′S 52°27′W, 26- III- 1953, 400 m, Fritz Plaumann: Espírito Santo, Linhasese Santo, IX-1972, M. Alvarenga; Conceicao da Barra, 9-14-XII-1968, C. & C. T. Elias; Parque Sooretama, 27-XI-1967, F. Oliveira; Conceicao da Barra, 10-IX-1969, C. T. & C. Elias; idem, 5-I- 1970, C. T. & C. Elias: Paraná, Tapuruquara Rio Negro, 5-11-II-1963, J. Bechyné. PARAGUAY: Alto Paraná: Carumbé, 1-8-II-III-1966, R. Golbach. Specimens are deposited in AMNH, BMNH, CASC, CDAE, CHAH, CMNC, CMNH, CNCI, DEIG, DZUP, EMEC, EMUS, FMNH, FSCA, GMCF, INBC, ISNB, JEWC, JPHC, JNRC, LACM, MCZC, MEMU, MIUP, MIZA, MNHN, MRAC, MZLU, MZSP, RDCC, RFMC, RGCG, RHTC, SEAN, SEMC, STRI, TAMU, UCDC, USNM, WFBM, WOPC, ZMAN, and in ZMHB.

plumbea   species-group

The members of this monotypic group are characterized by having an extensively wide vertex as viewed from above. The species that comprises this group is known from Panama to central Brazil.