Brachinus chaudoirianus Jakobson, 1908

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: 579-580

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Brachinus chaudoirianus Jakobson, 1908
status

 

Brachinus chaudoirianus Jakobson, 1908  

= Brachinus atripennis Chaudoir, 1876  

Brachinus chaudoirianus Jakobson, 1908: 410   ; Hrdlička 2003: 215; Hrdlička, 2017: 476

Brachinus atripennis Chaudoir, 1876: 71   ; Motschulsky, 1864: 214; Ballion, 1871: 324

Type locality. India: Himachal Pradesh: Shimla, coll. Dr. Bacon.  

Type depository. MNHN   .

Specimen examined. No specimens seen, description summarized from Chaudoir (1876).

Description. Length 8.5–9.5 mm. Head, pronotum, antennae reddish brown; elytra black; legs pale yellowish red.

Head stout, broad, glabrous, smooth; neck almost smooth. Eyes less protruding.

Pronotum as long as wide, glabrous, not exceeding the width of head with eyes; laterally convex, moderately narrowed before the base, hind angles not pointed, not projecting laterally.

Elytra convex, with faint, wide striations, having equally raised intervals; disc smooth with slight punctuations over the intervals.

Distribution. INDIA: Himachal Pradesh: Shimla.

Remarks. This species was described as Brachinus atripennis Chaudoir, 1876   , but diagnosed as a homonym and renamed as Brachinus chaudoirianus   by Jakobson (1908).

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Brachinus

Loc

Brachinus chaudoirianus Jakobson, 1908

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

Brachinus chaudoirianus

Hrdlicka, J. 2017: 476
Hrdlicka, J. 2003: 215
2003
Loc

Brachinus atripennis

Chaudoir, M. de 1876: 71
Ballion, E. 1871: 324
1876