Tylodinus lum Luna-Cozar

Luna-Cozar, Jesús, Anderson, Robert S., Jones, Robert W. & León-Cortés, Jorge L., 2014, A taxonomic monograph of the genus Tylodinus Champion (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Cryptorhynchinae: Tylodina) of Chiapas, Mexico, Zootaxa 3788 (1), pp. 1-63: 34

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3788.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7484832A-025B-41FA-9696-DF7531C01AA4

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4914143

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C27E87FF-FFBA-612E-FF14-DFBB271AFEA3

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Felipe

scientific name

Tylodinus lum Luna-Cozar
status

sp. nov.

18. Tylodinus lum Luna-Cozar   , sp. nov.

( Figures 60–61 View FIGURES 60–67 , 111 View FIGURES 110–119 , 135 View FIGURES 134–135 )

Diagnosis. Length male, 3.8–4.0 mm, female, 3.5–3.7 mm. Width male, 1.7–1.9 mm, female 1.5–1.8 mm. Head with light brown scales, vertex with patch of yellow scales, rostrum with yellow scales, moderately dense, surface with deep punctures. Metasternum, concave, clothed with setigerous scales. Male abdomen with ventrite 1 concave, ventrite 2 longer than 3–4 combined, weakly concave, ventrite 5 as long as ventrite 1; female lacking projection on ventrite 5. Male genitalia ( Figure 111 View FIGURES 110–119 ) with the median lobe in lateral view strongly curved, stout; in ventral view as long as half apodeme length.

Geographic distribution. México (Chiapas).

Habitat and elevation. Specimens were collected from leaf litter in high elevation cloud forest between 2000–2750 m.

Derivation of specific name. Noun in apposition: after the Tzotzil word lum   , meaning earth

Material examined. Total 8 males, 13 females. Holotype male ( CMNC): México: Chiapas, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Cerro Huitepec (pico) 5 km W San Cristóbal, elev. 2750 m (16°44'33''N, 92°41'38.4''W), 15.ix.1991, coll. R GoogleMaps   . S. Anderson. Paratypes: México: Chiapas, Coapilla, 7.3 km NE Coapilla, elev. 2200 m (17°10'59.88''N, 93°7'.12''W), 12.vii.2007, coll. M. G. Branstetter — GoogleMaps   1 male ( CMNC); Huixtán, San Cristobal de las Casas Airport , elev. 2350 m (16°41'25.08''N, 92°31'48''W), 25.vii.2005, coll. R GoogleMaps   . S. Anderson — 1 female ( CMNC); Bazoom , elev. 2450 m (16°44'19.0''N, 92°29'18.3''W), 9.vii.2003, coll. R GoogleMaps   . S. Anderson — 1 male ( CMNC); San Cristóbal de las Casas , 21 km W San Cristóbal, elev. 2000 m (16°44'32.6''N, 92°48'43.6''W), 20.ix.1991, coll. R GoogleMaps   . S. Anderson — 1 female ( CMNC); Cerro Huitepec (pico) 5 km W San Cristóbal, elev. 2750 m (16°44'33''N, 92°41'38.4''W), 15.ix.1991, coll. R GoogleMaps   . S. Anderson — 1 male ( CMNC); Reserva Huitepec , elev. 2500 m (16°44'42.7''N, 92°40'52''W), 24.i.1995, coll. R GoogleMaps   . Jones, B. Gomez — 1 male ( ECOS); same locality, 20.vi.1995, coll. R GoogleMaps   . Jones — 2 females ( UAQM); same locality, 14.xi.1995, coll. B. Gómez, M. Girón — 2 females ( ECOS); same locality, 17.vi.2004, coll. J. L. Cozar, M. Girón — 1 female ( ECOS); same locality, 3.vii.2006, coll. J. L. Cozar — 1 female ( ECOS); same locality, 2400 m (16°44.795’N 92°41.050’W), coll. R GoogleMaps   . S. Anderson — 1 female ( CMNC); same locality, 2450 m (16°45’84”N 92°10’70”W), 11.vii.2003, coll. R GoogleMaps   . S. Anderson — 2 females ( CMNC); same locality, 2300 m, 15.vii.2005, coll. R GoogleMaps   . S. Anderson — 1 female ( CMNC); same locality, 2480 m (16.75018°N, 92.68284°W), 29.v.2008, LLAMA (Wa-A-05-2-40) GoogleMaps   1 male ( CMNC); same locality, 2480 m (16.75100°N, 92.68270°W), 29.v.2008, LLAMA (Wa-A-05-2-19) GoogleMaps   1 female ( CMNC)   .

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Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile