Brachinus hazardi Andrewes, 1930

Akhil, S. V., Divya, M. & Sabu, K. Thomas, 2020, Bombardier beetles of genus Brachinus Weber, 1801 (Carabidae: Brachininae Brachinini) from India, Zootaxa 4816 (4), pp. 576-600: 582-583

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4816.4.7

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scientific name

Brachinus hazardi Andrewes, 1930
status

 

Brachinus hazardi Andrewes, 1930  

Fig. 2b View FIGURE 2

Brachinus hazardi Andrewes, 1930b: 42   ; Hrdlička, 2003: 215; 2017: 477

Type locality. India: Bengal: Darjeeling, coll. Maj. R. W. G. Hingston, 14.iii.1924   .

Type depository. BMNH   .

Specimen examined (n=1). Holotype labelled “Type, N. India: Darjeeling, 5000 ft., 14.III.1924, coll. Maj. R. W. G. Hingston, ‘Everest Exp. Brit. Mus. 1924-386.’, det. H. E. Andrewes.

Description. Length 8.5–9.0 mm. Head, pronotum and elytra pitch brownish black; scutellum brownish black; epistome, first four segments of antennae and legs reddish yellow; eyes black.

Head stout, wider than long, vertex smooth, glabrous, frons and neck punctated, pubescent; eyes protruding; antennae slender, long, reaching the middle of elytra, segment 3 length equals combined length of segments 1 and 2, apical segment elongate-oval.

Pronotum broad, wider than long, shiny, wrinkled, pubescent; disc with apical margin straight, lateral edge projecting forward, basal margin inwardly sinuate; disc laterally with anterior half convex, posterior half divergent, hind angles blunt, acute; median groove moderately deep, complete, connecting the apical and basal margin; lateral bead narrow.

Elytra convex, shiny, pubescent with dense yellow setae, base narrowed, humerus erased; apex without re-entrant angle, having narrow membranous border; scutellum pointed; striations clear, rounded, intervals narrow, layers of setae along the striations as well as intervals.

Distribution. INDIA: Sikkim: Gopaldhara; Bengal: Darjeeling.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Brachinus

Loc

Brachinus hazardi Andrewes, 1930

Akhil, S. V., Divya, M. & Sabu, K. Thomas 2020
2020
Loc

Brachinus hazardi

Hrdlicka, J. 2017: 477
Hrdlicka, J. 2003: 215
Andrewes, H. E. 1930: 42
1930