Brachinus flaviventris Chaudoir, 1876

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: 581-582

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

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scientific name

Brachinus flaviventris Chaudoir, 1876
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Brachinus flaviventris Chaudoir, 1876  

Fig. 2a View FIGURE 2

Brachinus flaviventris Chaudoir, 1876: 68   ; Andrewes, 1930a: 49.

Type locality. India: Tamil Nadu: Coromondel Coast, coll. Guerin.  

Type depository. MNHN   .

Specimen examined (n=1). Syntype labelled “‘Coromandel’, coll. Guerin, det. Chaudoir”.

Description. Length 5.0– 6.5 mm. Head, pronotum, antennae, scutellum and sutural line reddish brown; eyes black; elytra bluish black; legs pale reddish yellow.

Head broad, wider than long, punctate, pubescent, neck rough, wrinkled; eyes protruding; antennae stout, short, not reaching the middle of elytra, first four segments of lighter colour, segment 3 equals the combined length of segments 1 and 2, apical segment elongate oval.

Pronotum longer than broad, rough, wrinkled, pubescent; disc with apical and basal margin sinuate, with apical outwardly sinuate and basal inwardly sinuate, lateral edge of the apical margin not projecting forward; disc laterally with anterior two-thirds convex, posterior third divergent, hind angles blunt, acute, slightly projecting laterally; lateral bead narrow, lateral margin brownish black; median groove deep, deepest at basal and apical region; basal transverse foveae present, shallow.

Elytra long, sub-parallel, glossy, punctated, pubescent; humerus prominent, narrow, rounded; apex without reentrant angle, having membranous border; very weak, broad, rounded striations, narrow intervals.

Distribution. INDIA: Maharashtra: Nagpur; Tamil Nadu: Coromondel coast

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Brachinus

Loc

Brachinus flaviventris Chaudoir, 1876

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

Brachinus flaviventris

Andrewes, H. E. 1930: 49
Chaudoir, M. de 1876: 68
1876