Clivina agumbea lacinia, Balkenohl, 2021

Balkenohl, Michael, 2021, Belgian Journal of Entomology, Belgian Journal of Entomology 115, pp. 1-83 : 57-58

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Clivina agumbea lacinia

subsp. nov.

Clivina agumbea lacinia View in CoL ssp. nov.

( Figs 34 View Fig , 74 View Fig , 101 View Fig , 118 View Fig )

ETYMOLOGY. The Latin name “ lacinia ” is a noun and refers to the slight lappet at the lobes of the mentum.

TYPE MATERIAL. Holotype: • ♂, with labels and data: white, black printed “ INDIA Maharashtra, Karla leg. Gy. Topál ” / “No. 536 singled material 16.vii.1967.” ( MTTM) .

Paratypes: • 1 ♀, same data as holotype ( CMBB) ; • 1 spec., Bhadravati Myosore State India or. m / Clivina castanea Westw. det. K. Kult 43 ( NHMP) ; • 1 spec. Shimoga Myosore State India or. / Clivina castanea Westw. H.E. Andrewes det. ( NHMP) ; • 1 spec., INDIA W., Maharashtra state, 40 km Wof Pune , Mulshi env. 7–11.x.2005, J. Bezdĕk leg. / CLIVINA castanea group cf. castanea P. Bulirsch det. 2009 ( NHMP) ; • 1 spec., INDIA W., Maharashtra state, 4 km Sof Lonavala , Bushi dam env. 500 m, 24–28.ix.2005, J. Bezdĕk leg. / CLIVINA castanea group cf. castanea P. Bulirsch det. 2009 ( NHMP) .

DIAGNOSIS. The subspecies differs from the nominotypical subspecies mainly by the intervals of the elytron which are laterally and at the apex more convex. In addition, the striae at the apex of the elytron ending free, the lobe of the mentum shows anteriorly a slight lappet at middle, and the antennomeres are long-ovoid.

DESCRIPTION. Measurements. Holotype: Body length 9.51 mm, width 2.86 mm, ratio length/width of pronotum 0.91, ratio length/width of elytra 1.89. Paratype: Body length 9.95 mm, width 2.92 mm, ratiolength/widthofpronotum 0.91, ratiolength/widthofelytra 1.91.

The subspecies differs from the nominotypical subspecies in the following characters:

Head: Antenna elongated, reaching over posterior angle of pronotum, antennomeres four to ten ovoid like an elongated barrel with convex sides (ratio L/ W 1.66 / 1.74). Lobe of mentum anteriorly with a slight lappet at middle.

Pronotum ( Fig. 74 View Fig ): Lateral margin in anterior half slightly convex.

Elytron: Disk and intervals laterally at apex distinctly more convex as in the nominate subspecies. Striae ending free at apex. Reticulation on intervals five to seven not as distinct as in the nominate subspecies.

Male genitalia ( Fig. 101 View Fig ): Median lobe slightly more flattened laterally in apical third and apex slightly more elongated and parallel as in the nominotypical subspecies. Ventral paramere broader and more strongly sinuate with apophysis longer.

Female coxostylus and laterotergite ( Fig. 118 View Fig ): Coxostylus moderately broad, moderately curved, dorsally with two long and robust, and seven long to medium sized setae in basal half, ventrally with four long and around twenty smaller setae, with one SSO. Laterotergite with three long, five moderately long, and two short setae basally and one isolated seta towards coxostylus.

DISTRIBUTION. Known from the type locality Karla, Maharashtra in the centre of India.

















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