Plumolepilius yolnabajensis Barrios-Izás & Anderson,

Barrios-Izás, Manuel A., Anderson, Robert S. & Morrone, Juan J., 2016, A taxonomic monograph of the leaf-litter inhabiting weevil genus Plumolepilius new genus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Molytinae: Conotrachelini) from Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador, Zootaxa 4168 (1), pp. 61-91: 85

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4168.1.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D3B1BFC5-DD45-4E9C-9270-A772FCF56BA8

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A76D8788-4F72-FFE9-FF0A-E70AFE56F88A

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Plazi

scientific name

Plumolepilius yolnabajensis Barrios-Izás & Anderson
status

new species

Plumolepilius yolnabajensis Barrios-Izás & Anderson  , new species

( Figs. 65–71View FIGURES 65 – 71, 80, 89View FIGURES 72 – 89, 98View FIGURES 90 – 98, 99View FIGURE 99)

Diagnosis. Male. Length (1.85 mm). Width (1.05 mm). As P. daryi  but subovate, scales light brown, mesepisternum clothed with adpressed scales, elytra punctate-striate, tubercles larger, metaventrite not foveate or depressed, metafemora unarmed. Pedon widening from base to apex, apical setae present, median foramen wide, genital sclerites sting-like in shape.

Female. Length (1.80–1.95 mm). Width (1.00– 1.25 mm). Elytra tuberculate, femora unarmed, spiculum ventrale bifurcated at apex.

Geographic distribution. Guatemala (Huehuetenango). Fig. 99View FIGURE 99.

Derivation of the specific name. Named after Yolnabaj Lake, the name of which is derived from the Mayan language Chuj, meaning “brave lake”.

Material examined. 1Ƌ, 3♀♀ (CMNC). Holotype Ƌ ( CMNC): GUATEMALA  : Huehuetenango, Nenton, Bendicion de Dios, 1555,m, 16.027041N 91.541578W, 4.VII.2009, F. Camposeco, 2009-303, winkler funnels, leaf litter / WWD0072885 / Holotype Ƌ Plumolepilius yolnabajensis Barrios-Izás & Anderson  sp. nov. Aedegus extractedGoogleMaps  . Paratypes: same data as Holotype / WWD0072884 (1Ƌ, CMNC)GoogleMaps  . WWD0072886 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0072887 (1Ƌ, CMNC).