Sasajiscymnus Vandenberg, 2004

Iqbal, Zafar, Nasir, Muhammad Farooq & Bodlah, Imran, 2020, A new species of Sasajiscymnus Vandenberg (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Pakistan, Zootaxa 4759 (3), pp. 379-390 : 380

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4759.3.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CC15B0B3-FF62-4BDD-84C1-8BD3BE4D2564

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3810335

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/775C7B3A-BC10-536B-FF34-FDA31CB10C98

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scientific name

Sasajiscymnus Vandenberg, 2004
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Genus Sasajiscymnus Vandenberg, 2004  

( Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1 a–e)

Pseudoscymnus Chapin, 1962: 50   (preoccupied in Pisces). Type species: Scymnus hareja Weise, 1879   , by original designation. Sasajiscymnus Vandenberg, 2004: 483   .

Diagnosis: Sasajiscymnus   can be separated from other genera of the tribe Coccidulini   using the following combination of characters. Body elongate oval, moderately convex, dorsum densely covered with pubescence. Head with large eyes ( Fig. 1a View FIGURE 1 ). Antenna ( Fig. 1c View FIGURE 1 ) short and composed of 9 or 10 antennomeres, scape stout and as long as wide, pedicel stout, shorter than scape, antennomeres 3–9 forming a fusiform club with two long apical setae. Mandible apically bidentate, molar tooth well developed ( Fig. 1d View FIGURE 1 ). Maxillary palp with four palpomeres, of nearly equal width, terminal palpomere longer than wide with sides sub-parallel, obliquely truncate at apex ( Fig. 1e View FIGURE 1 ). Labrum twice as wide as long. Labial palp with 3 palpomeres, anterior margin of sub-mentum straight or emarginate. Elytral epipleuron incomplete, gradually narrowing toward apex, and terminated at level of hind coxa. Prosternal process broad, rectangular with distinct lateral carinae ( Fig. 1b View FIGURE 1 ). Tarsi with 3 tarsomeres, tarsal claw with large basal tooth ( Fig. 1f View FIGURE 1 ). Abdomen with six ventrites, abdominal postcoxal line incomplete ( Fig. 2b View FIGURE 2 ) (modified from Ghorpade 1977).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Coccinellidae

Loc

Sasajiscymnus Vandenberg, 2004

Iqbal, Zafar, Nasir, Muhammad Farooq & Bodlah, Imran 2020
2020
Loc

Pseudoscymnus

Vandenberg, N. J. 2004: 483
Chapin, E. A. 1962: 50
1962