Berosus truncatipennis Castelnau, 1840

Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Liza M., García-Hernández, Andrea L. & Clarkson, Bruno, 2017, First records of water scavenger beetle species (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae) from Quindío Department, Colombia, Check List 13 (5), pp. 605-620: 612

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/13.5.605

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5481258

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scientific name

Berosus truncatipennis Castelnau, 1840
status

 

Berosus truncatipennis Castelnau, 1840  

( Figs 11, 34, 35)

Berosus truncatipennis Castelnau 1840: 56   .

Berosus (Enoplurus) truncatipennis Castelnau   — Zaitzev 1908: 357. Berosus truncatipennis Castelnau   — Oliva 1989: 184.

Diagnosis. Body 5.60–6.50 mm long. Body elongate in shape. Dorsal coloration pale brown; pronotum darker on medial portion, with a pale brown medial line, suboval in shape. Prosternum not carinate. Mesoventral process laminar, slender, convex anteriorly, with acute tooth-like projection on anterior portion and concave on posterior margin in lateral view. Last abdominal ventrite deeply notched. Parameres wide, acuminate at apex, with long ventral setae on apical portion, membranous inner appendices present; median lobe slender, cylindrical, shorter than half of the parameres length, apices slightly bifid.

Geographic distribution. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, Panama, Paraguay, and Venezuela. First record from Quindío Department and from Colombia.

Material examined. Colombia, Quindío Department, La Tebaida Municipality, Pizamal neighborhood, 04°24ʹ 57.8ʺ N, 075°50ʹ49.9ʺ W, 1064 m a.m.s.l., 2015-I-28, L.M. González coll., CIUQ 10430– CIUQ 10442 (119 males, 110 females).

Remarks. Specimens were collected in marshes on muddy substrate and on submerged vegetation; in ponds on muddy/sandy, muddy/stony and muddy/leaf substrates.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Hydrophilidae

Genus

Berosus

Loc

Berosus truncatipennis Castelnau, 1840

Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Liza M., García-Hernández, Andrea L. & Clarkson, Bruno 2017
2017
Loc

Berosus (Enoplurus) truncatipennis

Oliva A 1989: 184
Zaitzev FA 1908: 357
1908
Loc

Berosus truncatipennis

Castelnau FLN 1840: 56
1840