Meotica truncata, Assing, 2004

Assing, Volker & Vogel, Jürgen, 2019, The mother of synonyms: on the Meotica species of the Palaearctic Region (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae, Oxypodini), Linzer biologische Beiträge 51 (2), pp. 731-772: 765-766

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3738506

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3811253

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CF53878C-FFB7-8F21-2AD3-82EDFE67FD34

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scientific name

Meotica truncata
status

 

Meotica truncata  ASSING, 2004 ( Figs 94-96View Figs 91-99)

Meotica truncata  ASSING, 2004b: 710 f.

T y p e m a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: SeeASSING (2004b).

A d d i t i o n a l m a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: TURKEY: 1♂, Izmir, Bozdağ , 38°20'N, 28°06'E, 1300-1560 m, 21.IV.2006, leg. Brachat & Meybohm (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, 2♀♀, Aydın, Dilek Dağı, S Güzelçamlı , 37°41'N, 27°14'E, 440 m, 28.IV.2006, leg. Brachat & Meybohm (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀, Isparta, Sultan Dağları, W Çankurtaran , 38°15'N, 31°23'E, 1550 m, 17.IV.2008, leg. Brachat & Meybohm (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, 1♀, Kayseri, 70 km SW Kayseri, Sultansazliği National Park , 1000 m, 6.V.1978, leg. Besuchet and Löbl (cVog)  .

C o m m e n t: The original description is based on eight type specimens from the Turkish province Antalya ( ASSING 2004b). The species was subsequently recorded also from Mersin, Kahramanmaraş, and Niğde provinces ( ASSING 2006, 2013).

D i a g n o s i s: ♂: sternite VIII ( Fig. 94View Figs 91-99) strongly transverse and with truncate or weakly concave posterior margin; median lobe of aedeagus ( Fig. 95View Figs 91-99) approximately 0.25 mm long; ventral process strongly curved and apically straight (lateral view); crista apicalis broad; apical lobe of paramere blackish.

♀: sternite VIII with broadly convex posterior margin; spermatheca as in Fig. 96View Figs 91-99.

For additional illustrations see ASSING (2004a).

D i s t r i b u t i o n: Turkey (Izmir, Aydın, Antalya, Isparta, Niğde, Mersin, Kahramanmaraş, Kayseri).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Meotica

Loc

Meotica truncata

Assing, Volker & Vogel, Jürgen 2019
2019
Loc

Meotica truncata

ASSING V 2004: 710
2004