Aglyptinus sinuatus Peck and Cook

Peck, Stewart B. & Cook, Joyce, 2014, A review of the small carrion beetles and the round fungus beetles of the West Indies (Coleoptera: Leiodidae), with descriptions of two new genera and 61 new species., Insecta Mundi 2014 (397), pp. 1-76: 55-56

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5184089

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:84BA7373-8A5C-4E98-B132-8DDC2607CD48

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5192317

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D71E87FC-FFDE-FFFC-FF10-F96CFEF654CD

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Aglyptinus sinuatus Peck and Cook
status

new species

Aglyptinus sinuatus Peck and Cook   , new species

Figures 80, 81 View Figures 70–91

Diagnostic description. Length 1.5–1.8 mm; greatest width 1.0– 1.3 mm. Shining; variable in color: yellowish to reddish brown to dark brown; head and pronotum often darker than elytra. Head moderately fine, densely punctate; pronotum moderately finely, sparsely punctate; elytra moderately coarsely, densely punctate. Antennae length about equal to head width, not reaching pronotal base. Maxillary palps unmodified. Eyes large. Wings fully developed. Metasternum minutely, sparsely punctate medially; with fine lines of microsculpture laterally. Male protarsi and mesotarsi densely setose. Major male mesofemur broader than metafemur; metafemur elongate, narrow, posterior margin weakly concave; metatibia elongate; inner metatibial spine elongate, curved, sinuate apically. Aedeagus ( Fig. 80, 81 View Figures 70–91 ) elongate, slender, roundly curved dorsoventrally; tip of apex sinuate, upturned. Inverted internal sac with three rows of spines. Parameres broad at base, with narrow apex.

Type material. Holotype, male, with the following label data: “ CUBA: SANTIAGO PROV./ 10km NE Caney / Arroya Grovert , 300m / leaf and log litter/ S. Peck, 95-93 ( SBPC)   . Paratypes (149): with same data as holotype (25, SBPC)   ; Cuba: Gran Piedra, Isabelica , 14.XII.1995, 1100m, elfin forest litter, S. Peck, 95- 95 (1, SBPC)   ; Cuba: Santiago Prov., Gran Piedra , Met. Radar , 6–17.XII.1995, 1100m, elfin forest FIT, S. Peck, 95-76 (14, SBPC; 3, MCZC; 3, FMNH; 3, FSCA)   ; same data except: Isabelica, carrion traps, 95-80 (1, SBPC)   ; Gran Piedra, Segundo Chorroito , 7.XII. 1995, 600m, km8, tree base litter, S. Peck, 95-82 (4, SBPC)   ; same data except: 7–17.XII.1995, forest stream FIT, 95-83 (14, SBPC)   ; Cuba: Santiago de Cuba, Siboney-Jutici Ecol. Reserve , 20m, 19.955 -75.747, 26.I.2012, R. Anderson, dry scrub litter, 2012-002 (2, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Parque Nacional Gran Piedra, near Museo Isabelica , 1115m, 20.007 -75.619, 26.I.2012, R. Anderson, wet pluviselva litter, 2012-003 (3, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; same data except: near La Isabellica, 1130m, 20.004 - 75.619, 2012-004 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; same data except: 1075m, 20.003 -75.613, 27.I.2012, 2012-008 (2, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Parque Nacional Gran Piedra, Estacion Ecologica Gran Piedra , 1085m, 20.011 - 75.637, 26.I.2012, R. Anderson, mixed pine litter, 2012-006 (2, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Parque Nacional Gran Piedra, trail to Cerro Mogote , 770m, 19.997-75-582, 28.I.2012, R. Anderson, wet mixed litter, 2012-009 (5, SBPC)   ; Cuba: Holguin, Mayari, P.N. Mensura Piloto , 20.48123 -75.80952, 716m, 10.V.2013, R. Anderson, dry pluviselva litter, 2013-003 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Holguin, Mayari, Pinarito , 20.41548 -75.82008, 409m, 12.V.2013, R. Anderson, karst forest litter, 2013-008 (17, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Cuba: Camaguey, Sierra de Cubitas, Res. Ecol. Limones-Tuabaquey , Hojo de Bonet , 21.61027 -77.78371, 143m, 14.V.3013, A. Deler Hernandez, sinkhole forest litter, 2013-010 (10, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; same data except: 21.60121 -77.78468, 168m, R. Anderson, karst forest litter, 2013-012 (4, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Cuba: Cienfuegos, Mayari , 2km E, 21.96651 -80.11497, 842m, 18.V.2013, R. Anderson, hardwood forest litter, 2013-017 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Mayari , 1km E, 21.97114 -80.12172, 866m, 18.V.2013, R. Anderson, karst forest litter, 2013-018 (7, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Cienfuegos, P.N. Pico San Juan , road, 21.98542 -80.14873, 1026m, 19.V.2013, R. Anderson, hardwood forest litter, 2013-023 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; same data except: 21.98542 -80.14632, 1086m, F. Cala Requelme, elfin forest litter, 2013-024 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; same data except: 21.98542 -80.14873, 1026m, A. Deler Hernandez, hardwood forest litter, 2013-025 (2, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Cienfuegos, Rio Cabagan , 21.93123 - 80.08461, 651m, 20.V.2013, R. Anderson, gallery forest litter, 2013-026 (12, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Cienfuegos, Jardin Botanico Cienfuegos, 22.12179 -80.32646, 73m, 21.V.2013, R. Anderson, hardwood forest litter, 2013-028 (9, SBPC) GoogleMaps   ; Santiago de Cuba, Parque Nacional Gran Piedra , 20.01154 -75.67310, 550m, 23.V.2013, R. Anderson, mixed hardwood litter, 2013-031 (1, SBPC) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. The species is known only from Cuba.

Etymology. The epithet sinuatus   (Latin, with bends) refers to the dorsoventrally sinuate aedeagal apex of this species.

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Genus

Aglyptinus