Dodomeira pfisteri (Stierlin, 1864) Baviera, 2017

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 : 80-81

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.5777705

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C0079262-FFAF-FFFE-1FBB-F951FB5FFE67

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scientific name

Dodomeira pfisteri
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Dodomeira pfisteri species group (13)

( Figures 43c, 43d, 43e, 43f, 43g, 43h View FIGURES 43 , 44a, 44b, 44c, 44d, 44e, 44f, 44g View FIGURES 44 )

Diagnosis. A Dodomeira group of small or medium-sized species (length: 2.90–4.25 mm.) with elytra parallel or sub-parallel (length/width ratio: 1.66–1.80) and body shape cylindrical or sub-cylindrical. Epistome absent. Mesorostrum with widened or clavate, golden-silvery setae. Antenna with length scape/length funicle ratio 0.67– 0.83. Pronotum (length 0.70–0.90 mm, width 0.70–1.00 mm) with length/width ratio 0.88–1.00. Elytra clothed by imbricate brown silvery scales and silvery-golden setae clavate or spatulate on elytra or elytral declivity; flattened (0–15°), recumbent (15°–30°), raised (30°–45°) on sides.

Distribution. The species of this group lives in the Tyrrhenian central-western Sicily and are uncommon on Sicani Mountains ( Fig. 141).

Main soil types. Chromic-Luvisol (6 sp.), Vertic-Cambisol (7 sp.) (European Soil Data Centre; Panagos et al. 2012).

Reproduction. To date twelve species are parthenogenetic or probably parthenogenetic.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Genus

Dodomeira