Agrilus vogti, Jendek, 2017

Jendek, Eduard, 2017, Revision of the Agrilus humilis species-group (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Agrilini) with description of thirteen new species from Southeastern Asia, Zootaxa 4363 (2), pp. 249-271 : 269-270

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Agrilus vogti

sp. nov.

Agrilus vogti sp. nov.

( Figs. 3C View FIGURE 3 , 5Q View FIGURE5 )

Description of holotype. Size 3.4 mm. Body. Shape: cuneiform; Build: robust; Profile: convex; Color (dorsally): unicolored. Head. Size: very large; Modification: strongly convex; Medial impression: absent, shallow. Vertex: Sculpture elements: rugae; Sculpture aspect: arcuate; Sculpture intensity: superficial. Eyes: Size: larger than half width but smaller than width of vertex (dorsal view); Shape: markedly protruding head outline; Lower margin: in line or below antennal socket; Median orbit: subparallel. Antennae: Serration: from antennomere 4. Pronotum. Shape: visually transverse; Sides: slightly arcuate; Maximal width: at posterior margin; Anterior margin: narrower than posterior. Anterior lobe: Development: obvious; Shape: arcuate; Width: broad; Position: projecting beyond anterior angles. Posterior angles: Shape: rectangular; Apex: sharp. Disk: Convexity: strongly convex; Impressions: lateral only; Lateral impressions (depth): shallow; Lateral impression (width): broad. Prehumerus: Development: carinal; Shape: arcuate; Extent: to 1/2 of pronotal length; Anterior end: distant from lateral carina; Posterior end: joined with posterior angle or margin; Arc: obvious. Lateral carinae: Convergence: moderate; Junction: present; Narrowest point: at posterior 1/5–1/4 of marginal carina. Scutellum: Size: robust. Elytra. Color: unicolored; Humeral carina: absent. Apices: Arrangement: conjoint; Shape: arcuate. Pubescence: Color: unicolored; Extent: proximal and distal; Proximal (shape): quadrangular; Distal (shape): preapical. Sternum. Prosternal lobe: Size: large; Distal margin: angulately emarginate; Emargination (depth): deep; Emargination (width): wide. Prosternal process: Width: wide; Shape: subparallel; Sides: straight; Angles: obtuse; Angles (tips): sharp; Disc: flat; Projection (length): protruding distinctly beyond angles. Metasternum: Metasternal projection: flat. Abdomen. Pygidium: Apical margin: arcuate. Last ventrite: Disk: impressed. Sternal groove: Extent: on apical ventrite; Shape on apex of last ventrite: arcuately sinuate; Sinuosity (delimitation): angulate; Sinuosity (depth): markedly deep; Sinuosity (width): markedly wide. Legs. Metatarsus: Length to metatibia: distinctly shorter. Tarsomere 1: Length to following tarsomeres: shorter or subequal to 2–3. Genitalia. Aedeagus ( Fig. 5Q View FIGURE5 ): Symmetry: symmetric; Shape: widest in basal part; Modifications: markedly bent.

Variability. Size: 3.3–3.8 mm. Sexual dimorphism. The male has golden–green frons, cluster of setae on apex of metatibiae and comb of erect setae on ventral side of metatarsomere 1 and at anterior margin of each ventrite.

Diagnosis. By habitus, Agrilus vogti sp. nov. is very similar to A. korbicola sp. nov. ( Fig. 2C View FIGURE 2 ), but it differs mainly by very distinct shape of aedeagus ( Fig. 5Q View FIGURE5 ).

Type material. Type locality: Myanmar, Mandalay, Thechaung [20°11'00”N, 095°51'00”E]. Type specimens. MYANMAR. Holotype ♂ ( FWPC), 4 PT ( EJCB): “ Burma, Arakan state [now in Mandalay], Thechaung, N °20'11 E95°51', 19.ix.1951 GoogleMaps , G.B. Vogt leg. \ Myrtaceae, Eugenia sp., Bu –240 coppice”; 7 PT ( EJCB): “ Burma, Arakan state, Thechaung (mangrove swamp) N°20'11 E95°51', 16.ix.1951 , G.B. Vogt leg. \ Myrtaceae, Eugenia sp., Bu – 240 coppice”., 4 PT ( EJCB): “ Burma, Arakan state, Thechaung , N°20'11 E95°51', 9.ix.1951 , G.B. Vogt leg. \ Myrtaceae, Eugenia sp., Bu –240 coppice”. THAILAND. 1 ♂ PT ( EJCB): “ Thailand, Ubon Ratchathani, Pha Taem NP, Phu Krajeaw foothill, 246 m, 15°40.016'N, 105°30.502'E, Malaise trap, 2– ”. GoogleMaps , 1 ♀ PT ( EJCB): “ Thailand, Ubon Ratchathani, Pha Taem NP, irrigation area west of Huay Pok forest unit, 15°37.321'N, 105°36.982'E, 419 m / 2007”. GoogleMaps

Distribution. Myanmar (Mandalay); Thailand (Ubon Ratchathani).

Host plant. The species was reared from Eugenia sp. from the family Myrtaceae .

Etymology. Patronymic; the species was named in honor of collector of the holotype.