Brachinus reyi Andrewes, 1924

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: 589

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

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scientific name

Brachinus reyi Andrewes, 1924
status

 

Brachinus reyi Andrewes, 1924  

Fig. 2h View FIGURE 2

Brachinus reyi Andrewes, 1924a: 108   ; 1930a: 51

Type locality. India: Odisha: Ganjam, coll. R. P. J. Rey.  

Type depository. BMNH   .

Specimen examined (n=1). Holotype labelled: “‘Madras: Surada’, coll. R. P. J. Rey, ex. coll. Babault, ‘figured specimen’, ‘H. E. Andrewes Coll. B. M. 1945-97 ’, det. H. E. Andrewes.”

Description. Length 11.0–13.0 mm. Head, disc of pronotum (mid region) and first three segments of antennae brownish red; three spots on elytra and legs pale reddish yellow; segments 4–11 of antennae dark brown; apical, basal and lateral margins of pronotum black, elytra black.

Head convex, shiny, rough, vertex punctated; frontal foveae shallow; eyes protruding; antennae long, reaching the middle of elytra, segment 1 very short.

Pronotum longer than wide, surface rough, wrinkled, glabrous; disc laterally with anterior 2/3rd convex, posterior 1/3rd divergent, hind angles slightly protruding laterally, angles acute, pointed; median groove shallow, deepest at the extremities.

Elytra convex, humerus squared; striations deep, distinctly punctated, intervals carinate; three spots on each elytron, anterior spot placed towards humerus, broad, rounded, covering intervals 4–8, smaller middle spot covering intervals 2–5, very small posterior spot close to angle outside the truncation.

Distribution. INDIA: Odisha: Ganjam, Surada; Maharashtra: Igatpuri, Bandra; Karanataka: Kanara.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Brachinus

Loc

Brachinus reyi Andrewes, 1924

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

Brachinus reyi

Andrewes, H. E. 1930: 51
Andrewes, H. E. 1924: 108
1924