Embates polymorphus tabulensis 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

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persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/4540A14C-CF5D-9E0E-B436-D94FFE483266

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scientific name

Embates polymorphus tabulensis Prena
status

ssp. n.

Embates polymorphus tabulensis Prena ssp. n.

Holotype male, Costa Rica , labeled: “ COSTA RICA, Prov. Puntarenas, Coto/ Brus, Z.P. Las Tablas, Cerro Chai,/ 2100m, 11 MAY 2002, M. Alfaro,/ Libre, L_S_324100_592100 #69441”, INB0003484605 ( INBC).

Paratypes 5 (3 males, 2 females), Costa Rica and Panama, labeled: “Punt. Coto Brus, Las / Tablas, Rio Coton / 1700m, 8 feb. 1989 / Col. A. Solis ”, CRI001 044664 ( JPPC); “Est. Las Alturas, 1 Km. Norte de Las / Alturas, Prov. Puntarenas, COSTA/ RICA. 1500m. 12– 19 AGO 1995. M./ A. Zumbado, L_S_322700_591400/ #6271”, CRI002 388697 ( JPPC); “ COSTA RICA, Prov. Puntarenas. Coto/ Brus, Z.P. Las Tablas, Sendero a Cerro/ Echandi. 2500m. 16 MAY 2000. M./ Alfaro. Manual. L_S_328900_593000/ #57453”, INB0003168840 ( INBC); “ COSTA RICA, Prov. Puntarenas, P. Int. / La Amistad, Cerro Frantzius, 2134m, 5/ JUL 2003, R. González, Libre,/ L S 334150 574450 #74156”, INB0003723889 ( INBC); “ ♀ ”, “Panama/ Chiriqui”, “71037” ( BMNH); “sp. figured”, “ ♂ ”, “Bugaba,/ 800­1,500 ft. / Champion.” ( BMNH) .

Diagnosis. Basic vestiture sparse; elytron with dorsolateral vitta of yellow scales discontinued, median (ante­macular) element oblique (Fig. 183b) and continued ventrad to metepisternum.

Plant association. Not known.

Distribution. Costa Rica and Panama, Pacific side of Cordillera de Talamanca (Fig. 247).

Additional material. Specimens intermediate between E. p. polymorphus and E. p. tabulensis were studied from the vicinity of Volcán, 1350­2000 m ( BMNH 2) and from Cerro Pittier, 1670–1750 m ( INBC, JPPC).

Subspecific epithet. A Latin adjective referring to Las Tablas (latinized to tabula) and modified by suffix.

INBC

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Genus

Embates