Aristochroa Tschitschérine, Tschitscherine

Yu, Hongbin Liang And Peiyu, 2002, Key To The Species Of The Genus Aristochroa Tschitschérine (Coleoptera: Carabidae), With Description Of A New Species, The Coleopterists Bulletin 56 (1), pp. 144-151: 2

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1649/0010-065X(2002)056[0144:KTTSOT]2.0.CO;2

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scientific name

Aristochroa Tschitschérine
status

 

Genus Aristochroa Tschitschérine  

Aristochroa Tschitschérine 1898:67   ; Jedlička 1962:328; Allen 1980:6; Xie and Yu 1993:174

Type Species. Aristochroa venusta Tschitschérine 1898   , selected by Jedlička

(1962), not Aristochroa gratiosa Tschitschérine 1898   by Allen (1980).

Description. Medium size, length 11.0– 14.1 mm. Dorsal surfaces of head, pronotum and elytra metallic green or coppery, glabrous. Head with frontal furrows shallow and sometimes divergent posteriorly. Eyes large, more or less convex, each with two supraorbital setae. Antennae short, with antinnomeres 4 to 11 pubescent. Maxillary and labial palpi not dilated. Apical margin of ligula with four or six setae. Mentum tooth broad, slightly emarginate at apex. Pronotum broad, with two basal foveae on each basal side; lateral margin with a series of shallow indentations; lateral furrow with one to five setae; basal angles rectangular or acute, with one seta. Elytral intervals 1, 3, 5 and 7 wider than others and more or less raised; interval 3 with one to three setigerous punctures (but absent in some species); microsculpture lines on intervals 1, 3, 5 and 7 distinct or almost invisible. Abdominal sterna slightly rugose laterally; sternum 7 with two setae in male and four in female. Protarsi of male ventrally with two rows of squamous pads on tarsomere 1 to 4.

Geographical Distribution. Western China (Tibet, Yunnan, Sichuan, Qinghai, Shaanxi)   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Loc

Aristochroa Tschitschérine

Yu, Hongbin Liang And Peiyu 2002
2002
Loc

Aristochroa Tschitschérine 1898:67

Allen 1980: 6
Jedlicka 1962: 328
Tschitscherine 1898: 67
1898