Dodomeira ficuzzensis

Baviera, Cosimo, 2017, A taxonomic monograph of the genus Dodomeira Bellò & Baviera, a new genus of Peritelini from Sicily (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae), Zootaxa 4334 (1), pp. 1-138 : 68-69

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4334.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:29D71097-AD81-41F0-9AC4-F1D4982B9743

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5318757

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C0079262-FFA3-FFEA-1FBB-F8E6FB87FE67

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scientific name

Dodomeira ficuzzensis
status

 

Dodomeira ficuzzensis species group (2)

( Figures 42f, 42g View FIGURES 42 )

Diagnosis. A Dodomeira group of medium-large sized species (length: 3.30–4.10 mm.) with stubby body (length/ width ratio: 1.51–1.57) and sub-oval elytra. Rostrum with epistome inconspicuous. Mesorostrum with widened and golden setae. Antenna with length scape/length funicle ratio 0.67–0.69. Pronotum transverse (length 0.70–0.90 mm, width 0.85–1.00) with length/width ratio 0.82–0.90. Elytra clothed by dense imbricate dark brown scales here and there paler, with slim setae, slightly widened apex, semi-erect (45°–75°).

Distribution. The species of this group lives in central-western Sicily and and in the Sicani Mountains ( Fig. 140 View FIGURE 140 ).

Main soil type. Rendzina (European Soil Data Centre; Panagos et al. 2012).

Reproduction. To date, all species are parthenogenetic or probably parthenogenetic.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Genus

Dodomeira