Cyrtosoma vincenti Spiessberger and Ivie, 2018

Spiessberger, Erich L. & Ivie, Michael A., 2018, Revision of the West Indian Cyrtosoma Perty (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Cnodalonini), with Descriptions of Three New Species, The Coleopterists Bulletin 72 (4), pp. 825-837 : 833-834

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http://doi.org/ 10.1649/0010-065X-72.4.825

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scientific name

Cyrtosoma vincenti Spiessberger and Ivie
status

new species

Cyrtosoma vincenti Spiessberger and Ivie   , new species

( Figs. 6 View Figs , 12 View Figs ) Zoobank.org/ urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:0E014205-799C-41C7-B3F8-D857C8836214

Cyrtosoma herminieri   ; Champion 1896: 28 (in part, Saint Vincent record only); Leng and Mutchler 1914: 463 (in part, Saint Vincent record only).

Cyrtosoma lherminieri   ; Blackwelder 1945: 538 (in part, Saint Vincent record only); Marcuzzi 1984: 102 (in part, Saint Vincent record only); Woodruff et al. 1998: 44 ( Saint Vincent record only); Peck 2006: 190 (in part, Saint Vincent record only), 2010: 48 (in part, Saint Vincent record only), 2016: 164 (in part, Saint Vincent record only); Peck et al. 2014: 86 (in part, Saint Vincent record only).

Cyrtosoma lherminierii   ; Soldati and Touroult 2014: 104 (in part, Saint Vincent record only).

Type Material. HOLOTYPE: 6: St. Vincent,; W.I.; H. H. Smith.; 17./ W. Indies. 96-98 ( BMNH)   . PARATYPES (5 specimens): 1 ♀: St. Vincent,; W.I.; H. H. Smith.; 17/ W. Indies. 96-98/ Cyrtosoma lherminierii Chevr.   [in unknown hand] ( BMNH)   , 1 ♀: St. Vincent,; W.I.; H. H. Smith.; 29/ W. Indies. 96-98 ( BMNH)   . 1 ♀: Leeward side; St. Vincent, W. I.; H. H. Smith; 200/ W. Indies. 96-98/ Cyrtosoma lherminierii Chevr.   [in unknown hand] ( BMNH)   . 1 6: Leeward side; St. Vincent, W.I.; H. H. Smith; 203  

( WIBF). 1 ♀: ST. VINCENT, St.; Patrick P, Cum-; berland, 9-3-1991; C.W.& L.O’ Brien ( HNHM)   .

Etymology. The name is a latinized noun in the genitive case based on the modern name of the island, treated as a noun in apposition.

Description. Length 7.8–9.2 mm, width 3.8–4.2 mm. Dark brown to black, dorsal surface glabrous, shiny. Head transverse, coarsely punctate, denser on clypeus; gena strongly punctate, genal groove long ( Fig. 12 View Figs ); antenna reddish brown. Pronotum somewhat convex, margins beaded, lateral margins weakly bisinuate, widest at middle, anterior margin slightly elevated and weakly sinuate medially, bead fading medially, anterior angles rounded, basal marginal bead fading medially, basal angles obtuse, surface moderately punctured, shagreened between punctures at higher magnification; hypomeron glabrous, impunctate, and shagreened; prosternum medially longitudinally raised, bearing pits with golden seta, margined between coxae and behind, prosternal process with a raised, smooth lateral margin between coxae to posterior apex, median disc not depressed and without groove, bearing fine, golden setae ( Fig. 12 View Figs ). Elytron with deep, fine striae with small punctures; 1 st and 2 nd striae converging anteriorly always joined, interstriae convex and sparsely finely punctate, glabrous, surface shagreened. Mesoventrite with higher concentration of shallow, setose punctures in mesoventral cavity; metaventrite nearly impunctate, punctures shallow and disperse, without post-coxal, pit-like crenulations. Tibiae with sparse microsetae on dorsal surface, apical third of ventral surface with erect, golden setae, becoming dense, golden brush at apex. Abdomen without post-coxal, pit-like crenulations, surface shiny, shallowly punctate, and microsetose.

Distribution. Saint Vincent.

WIBF

West Indian Beetle Fauna Project Collection

HNHM

Hungarian Natural History Museum (Termeszettudomanyi Muzeum)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Tenebrionidae

Genus

Cyrtosoma

Loc

Cyrtosoma vincenti Spiessberger and Ivie

Spiessberger, Erich L. & Ivie, Michael A. 2018
2018
Loc

Cyrtosoma herminieri

Champion, G. C. 1896: 28
1896