Embates polymorphus fortunensis 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-CF5D-9E0F-B436-DD25FEF53531

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Embates polymorphus fortunensis Prena
status

ssp. n.

Embates polymorphus fortunensis Prena ssp. n.

Holotype male, Panama, labeled: “ PANAMA, Chir., Res./ For. La Fortuna , Quebra­/ da Aleman, 7–21–1995 / C.W. & L.B. O’Brien ”, “C.W. O’BRIEN/ COLLECTION” ( CASC, presently as long­term loan in CWOB) . Paratypes 6 (2 males, 4 females), Panama, labeled: “ PANAMA: Chiriqui / La Fortuna, Co. Dv. Tr./ 8° 45' N, 82° 14' W / 1100m; 9­V­1995 / H.P. Stockwell ”, “on stem/ Piper sp. ” ( HPSC); “ PANAMA, Chiriquí: Res./ La Fortuna, 1100 m,/ 8° 44' N 82° 14' W,/ 21.– 25.3.2001, lg. Prena” ( JPPC 2 ); “ PANAMA: Chiriqui / Continental Divide Trail/ 3–8 July 1997 / J. Huether ” ( CMNC); “ PANAMA Chiriqui Prv/ Cont'l Divide Trail/ 3600' 16, 17 May 1996 / Wappes Huether & Morris” ( CMNC); “ PANAMA: CHIRIQUI / Bocas del Toro Border/ La Fortuna, 0.5 km N./ Contin. divide trail, 1100m / 23.V­9.VI.1995, J. Ashe &/ R. Brooks, ex: f.i.t. (155)” ( CMNC) GoogleMaps .

Diagnosis. Basic vestiture sparse; elytron with four markings of orange and yellow scales at base, apex and in two fasciae (Fig. 183c), metepisternal marking separate; colorpattern disintegrated and fuzzy in two male paratypes.

Plant association. Piper fimbriculatum (Prena 1), P. pittieri (Prena 1), Piper sp. (Stockwell 1).

Distribution. Panama, La Fortuna Reserve (Fig. 247).

Subspecific epithet. A Latin adjective referring to the Reserva La Fortuna and modified by suffix.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Genus

Embates