Dodomeira petrensis

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 : 76

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.5318769

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C0079262-FFAB-FFE5-1FBB-FF38FB87FDD4

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scientific name

Dodomeira petrensis
status

 

Dodomeira petrensis species group (2)

( Figures 43a, 43b View FIGURES 43 )

Diagnosis. A Dodomeira group of medium-sized species (length: 3.25–4.00 mm.) with stubby body (length/width ratio: 1.43–1.58) and oval or sub-oval elytra. Rostrum with epistome inconspicuous. Mesorostrum with clavate and golden setae. Antenna with length scape/length funicle ratio 0.72–0.80. Pronotum transverse (length 0.75–0.90 mm, width 0.85–1.00) with length/width ratio 0.85–0.90. Elytra clothed by dense imbricate earth-golden-brown scales here and there paler, with setae more or less spatulate, more or less recumbent (15°–30°).

Distribution. The species of this group are known from central-western Sicily and the Madonie Mountains ( Fig. 140 View FIGURE 140 ).

Main soil type. Vertic-Cambisol ( 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