Laccobiini

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: 615-616

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/13.5.605

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/496B879D-FFBD-FFF1-FCF9-AD815B10FB77

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Laccobiini
status

 

Tribe Laccobiini  

Paracymus insularis Wooldridge, 1973   ( Figs 18, 42) Paracymus limbatus Wooldridge 1973: 119   .

Diagnosis. Body 1.80–2.00 mm long. Dorsal coloration metallic green, pale brown on pronotal margins and on posterior third of elytra. Prosternum carinate, with a rounded tooth-like projection on anterior margin. Parameres slightly longer than median lobe, outer margin sinuate at apex and slightly convex on inner margin; median lobe with apex sharp, narrowed on the medial portion; phallobase shorter than parameres.

Geographic distribution. Colombia. First record from Quindío Department.

Material examined. Colombia, Quindío Department, La Tebaida Municipality, Pizamal neighborhood, 04°25ʹ 13.4ʺ N, 075°49ʹ57.2ʺ W, 1034 m a.m.s.l., 2015-II-28, L.M. González coll., CIUQ 10673 and CIUQ 10674 (3 males, 1 female). Quimbaya Municipality, Manabí neighborhood, 04°36ʹ46.7ʺ N, 075°51ʹ59.6ʺ W, 995 m a.m.s.l., 2015-II-03, L.M. González coll., CIUQ 10670– 10672, CIUQ 10675, and CIUQ 10676 (10 males, 7 females). Córdoba Municipality, Corosal neighborhood, 04°24ʹ19.5ʺ N, 075°43ʹ37.0ʺ W, 1200 m a.m.s.l., 2008-I- 13, A.L García coll., CIUQ 13284 (8 males, 5 females).

Remarks. Specimens were found in ponds and along riverbanks, on muddy/leaf litter, muddy/sandy, stony/sandy and muddy substrates.

Paracymus limbatus Wooldridge, 1973   ( Figs 19, 43) Paracymus limbatus Wooldridge 1973: 120   .

Diagnosis. Body 1.70–1.90 mm in length. Dorsal coloration metallic green, pale brown on pronotal margins and on posterior third of elytra. Prosternum with slightly elevation, rounded on anterior margin. Mesoventral process elevated on anterior margin with a small tooth-like projection directed posteriad. Parameres convex on outer margin; acute and slightly curve at apex. Median lobe triangular, slightly convex laterally, wider at base; phallobase strongly shorter than parameres; rounded apically.

Geographic distribution. Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia,

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Hydrophilidae

Loc

Laccobiini

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

Paracymus insularis

Wooldridge DP 1973: 119
1973
Loc

Paracymus limbatus

Wooldridge DP 1973: 120
1973