Tryphopsichara australiana, Pace, 2015

Pace, Roberto, 2015, New genera and new species of Aleocharinae from Australia (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae), Beiträge Zur Entomologie = Contributions to Entomology 65 (2), pp. 327-339: 331

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Tryphopsichara australiana

spec. nov.

Tryphopsichara australiana   spec. nov.

( Figs 7 View Figs 1–12 , 33–37 View Figs 24–34 View Figs 35–47 )

Type material: Holotype , Australia, NSW Bowraville , Agent Hill, 10.II.1997, leg. Wachtel ( CSCÜ).  

Description: Length 3.0 mm. Body shiny, reddish, posterior half of the elytra with a brown macula that does not reach the posterior margin, free abdominal tergites 3 to 5, with base brown, antennae brown with the four basal antennomeres and base of fifth yellowish-red. Eyes as long as the postocular region in dorsal view. Second antennomere shorter than the first one, third shorter than the second one, fourth longer than wide, fifth to tenth transverse. Reticulation of the head evident, that of pronotum and elytra superficial, wanting on the four basal free tergites, on the fifth free tergite of the female strong. The whole body with evident and close dotting. Spermatheca as in Fig. 33 View Figs 24–34 .

Etymology: The new species coming its name from Australia.