Embates leucopleura discolor Prena, 2005

Prena, Jens, 2005, The Middle American species of Embates Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Baridinae), Zootaxa 1100 (1), pp. 1-151 : 1-151

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1100.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7C1F1264-5F23-4557-BFC2-4D015289CF7E

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/4540A14C-CF50-9E03-B436-DA0FFA883186

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Embates leucopleura discolor Prena
status

ssp. n.

Embates leucopleura discolor Prena ssp. n.

Holotype male (dissected), Costa Rica , labeled: “Estac. Pitilla, 700m, 9km S/ Santa Cecilia, Guanacaste / COSTA RICA. Feb 1990 / P. Rios, C. Moraga &/ R. Blanco, 330200­ / 380200”, CRI000 172975 ( INBC).

Paratypes 16 (7 males, 9 females), labeled: “ Estac. Pitilla , 700m, 9km S/ Santa Cecilia, Guanac. Pr./ COSTA RICA. DIC 1989 / C. Moraga & P. Rios/ 330200, 380200”; CRI000 173524 ( INBC) ; “ Sector Cerro Cocori, Fca. de E./ Rojas , 150 m, Prov. Limón,/ COSTA RICA. Abr 1993. E. Rojas/ L­N­286000, 567500”, CRI001 345471 ( INBC) ; “ Sector Cocori , 30 Km N. de Cariari, Finca/ E. Rojas, A. C. Tortuguero, Prov. Limón,/ COSTA RICA. 100 m. May 1994, E. Rojas,/ L N 286000_567500 #2917”, CRI001 880521 ( INBC) ; “ COSTA RICA, Limón / 16Km W Guápiles/ 400m, IV/1989 / col. Paul Hanson ”, CRI001 108285 ( INBC) ; “ Sector Cedrales de la Rita, 3 Km N./ del Puente Rio Suerte, Ruta Puerto / Lindo , Limon, Costa Rica, 10m. ABR/ 1996. E. Rojas, Amarilla/ L_N_278600_566500 #7233”, CRI002 463578 ( INBC) ; “ COSTA RICA: Prov. Heredia:/ 10km SE La Virgen, 450–/ 550m, 10°20'N 84°05'W / 17.– 23.2.2003 / INBio­OET­ALAS transect”, “handcollecting/ leg. Jens Prena ”, INB0003229805 ( INBC) GoogleMaps ; same data except 11.– 16.3.2003, INB0003229893–94 ( JPPC 2 ) GoogleMaps ; 17.– 20.3.2003, INB0003229972 ( JPPC) , 8.– 13.4.2003, INB0003230075 ( INBC) ; “ COSTA RICA, Alajuela: R. B./ A. Brenes, Rio San Lorencito ,/ 900m, 10°13'N 84°36'W,/ 4.–6.iv.2003, leg. J. Prena ” ( CWOB, JPPC) GoogleMaps ; “ Costa Rica, CARTAGO:/ 7 km N Turrialba, M.N./ Guayabo , 1100 m,/ 4/ 5.4.2000, leg. Prena ” ( JPPC); “ ♂ ”, “ Carrillo ,/ Costa Rica./ Underwood.” ( BMNH) ; “ Tuis / Costa Rica ”, “ G.C. Champion. / Brit. Mus./ 1925–42.” ( BMNH) ; “Lino/ Panama ” [probably Atlantic slope opposite Alto Lino , Boquete], “ G.C. Champion. / Brit. Mus./ 1925–42.” ( BMNH) .

Diagnosis. Basic vestiture of cupreous scales relatively dense, dorsolateral vitta of yellow scales ill­defined or reduced (Fig. 214); basal appendage of flagellum less curved than in nominal form (Fig. 216); allopatric on Atlantic side of Cordillera Central.

Plant association. Piper imperiale (Prena 8).

Distribution. Costa Rica, Atlantic side below 1100 m (Fig. 251).

Subspecific epithet. The name is a compound Latin noun meaning “of different color”.

INBC

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Genus

Embates