Ceroctis gyllenhalli

Bologna, Marco A., Amore, Valentina & Pitzalis, Monica, 2018, Meloidae of Namibia (Coleoptera): taxonomy and faunistics with biogeographic and ecological notes, Zootaxa 4373 (1), pp. 1-141: 50-52

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4373.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:202AFD20-7B37-405A-9CBA-051EF24E9FB2

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F72687E4-FFA6-FFFE-FF5F-FB45FCAC4FE4

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Plazi

scientific name

Ceroctis gyllenhalli
status

 

Cercotis gyllenhalli   species group

The following three species are phenetically similar and even if their relationships were never studied, we tentatively included them in a phenetic group, endemic to southern African, together with C. gyllenhalli (Billberg, 1813)   , which is distributed in South Africa

Ceroctis aliena ( Péringuey, 1892)   ( Fig. 3D View FIGURE 3 )

Mylabris aliena Péringuey, 1892  

Distribution. Namibia   , western and northern South Africa.

Material examined and literature records. [Kavango] Kapako: Fontein Omuramba, 17.8833°S 19.7000°E (SMWN). [Kunene] Sesfontein: D265, near Kamanjab, 19.8087°S 14.5128°E (CB). [Otjozondjupa] Omatako: 100 km N Okahandja, 21.0920°S 16.8280°E (CB); Okahandja Townlands, 21.6667°S 17.3333°E (SMWN). [Erongo] Dâures: D3716, Spitzkoppe, 21.8267°S 15.2074°E (CB). Karibib: Noab 69, Karibib, 22.1333°S 15.5667°E (SMWN); C32, 54 km S Karibib, Swakop River, 22.39537°S 15.83432°E (CB). Walvis Bay Rural: Damaraland, Walvis Bay, 22.9167°S 14.4667°E ( Péringuey, 1909). [Khomas] Windhoek Rural: Dudeabib Ost 57, Rehoboth, 23.2059°S 17.6535°E (SMWN). [Hardap] Mariental Rural: C25, 25 km E Derm, 23.5903°S 18.2574°E (CB); Haruchas 156, Mariental, 24.9500°S 18.8500°E (SMWN). Gibeon: Hauchabfontein 5, 24.5000°S 16.0833°E (SMWN); Alwynkop, 24.9167°S 16.2333°E (SMWN). [Karas] Berseba: Hoagces, 25.9167°S 17.9333°E (SMWN). Keetmanshoop Urban: B1, 3.8 km SE Keetmanshoop, 26.61692°S 18.17825°E (CB). Lüderitz: B4, 4 km W Aus, 26.64473°S 16.23154°E (CB); Aus, 26.6667°S 16.2667°E (CP); Plateau 33, Luderitz, 26.6667°S 16.5333°E (SMWN). Keetmanshoop Rural: D608, 35 km S Keetmanshoop, 26.90790°S 18.26411°E (CB). Oranjemund: Boom River course, Kloof W, 22 km N of Orange River (ENE of Rosh Pinah), 27.8333°S 17.0000°E (SMWN); Obibwasser, 28.0833°S 16.7500°E (SMWN); Obib Mts./Dunes, Diamond Area 1, 28.0833°S 16.7500°E (SMWN). Karasburg: M21, 4km N Warmbad, 28.39832°S 18.75766°E (CB); C13, 44,5km N Noordoewer Grape Valley, 28.41803°S 17.44408°E (CB); C10, 23 km N Velloorsdrif, 28.52194°S 19.18402°E (CB). Other records: Ovampoland ( Péringuey 1909); Namibia   ( Bologna 2000a; Pitzalis et al. 2014). Remarks. Types of this species were examined at SAMC.

Ceroctis peringueyi (Voigts, 1902)   ( Fig. 3E View FIGURE 3 )

Mylabris distincta Péringuey, 1886   , nomen praeoccupatum Zonabris peringueyi Voigts, 1902  

Distribution. Namibia   and northwestern South Africa.

Material examined and literature records. [Kunene] Epupa: Dunes , 17.3833°S 12.2500°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Opuwo: 30 km WNW Orupembe , 18.1167°S 12.3500°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Khorixas: Krone 721, 20.5373°S 13.9799°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Duineveld 529, 20.7833°S 14.6333°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . [Oshana] Uuvudhiya : Okaukuejo, Etosha, 19.1500°S 15.9333°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . [Erongo] Dâures: Tsisab River, Brandberg , 21.0167°S 14.6833°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Brandberg , 21.1333°S 14.5833°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Gross Spitzkoppe, 21.8167°S 15.1667°E (CB); Spitskoppe , 21.8518°S 15.1484°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Karibib: B2, 16 km W Karibib , 21.93584°S 15.70561°E (CB) GoogleMaps   ; 12 km W of Usakos , 21.9972°S 15.4879°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; 46 km W Usakos ( AMNH)   ; Bloemhof 109, 22.4733°S 15.2533°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Arandis: 6 km N Arandis , 22.3667°S 14.9833°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Rossing Mine , 22.4667°S 15.0333°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Lower Dome Gorge , 22.4667°S 15.0667°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Upper Ostrich Gorge , 22.4833°S 14.9833°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Upper Panner Gorge , 22.4833°S 15.0167°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Lower Ostrich Gorge , 22.5000°S 14.9667°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; C14, Kuiseb Pass , 23.3045°S 15.7526°E (CB); C14, Kuiseb River GoogleMaps   , 23.30457°S 15.77184°E (CB). Walvis Bay Rural: Gorob Mine, Namib Desert Park, 23.5333°S 15.4167°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . [Khomas] Windhoek Rural: Windhoek , 22.3400°S 17.0500°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; C14, 41 km N Solitaire, 23.5223°S 15.7832°E (CB). [Hardap] Gibeon : C14, 10 km S Waltevrede, 24.23774°S 15.90401°E (CB); Sesriem 137 GoogleMaps   , River, 24.4833°S 15.95°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Gibeon , 25.1667°S 17.6833°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Asab , 25.4667°S 17.9500°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . [Karas] Keetmanshoop Rural: Koes 202, 25.9500°S 19.1167°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Khabaus 146, 26.2833°S 18.2333°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Khabaus 146, 26.3°S 18.2167°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Khabaus 146, 26.3167°S 18.25°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Wildheim Ost 384, 26.4833°S 19.5667°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Swartbaas West 276, 27.0167°S 19.7000°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Karas distr., C11, 1 km jct. M26, 27.0915°S 19.5372°E (CB) GoogleMaps   ; Karas distr., 27.1352°S 19.4941°E (CB); Naochabeb 97, 27.3833°S 18.4667°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Lüderitz : Plateau 38, 26.6667°S 16.5333°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Karasburg : Granau, Warmbad, 27.7333°S 18.3833°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   .

Other records: Namib Sand Sea desert ( Seely 2012); Namibia   ( Bologna 2000a; Pitzalis et al. 2014).

Remarks. Types of this species were examined at SAMC.

Ceroctis trifasciata Pic, 1948   ( Fig. 3F View FIGURE 3 )

Distribution. Namibia   (endemic).

Material examined and literature records. [Kunene] Opuwo   : 30 km WNW Orupemde , 18.1167°S 12.3500°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; D3710, near Opuwo, 18.1589°S 13.9173°E (CB); D3710, Opuwo, 18.2011°S 13.8994°E (CB); D3709, near Opuwo, 18.5986°S 14.2007°E (CB); Kunene distr. GoogleMaps   , C43, 18.6788°S 13.7135°E (CB); Kaokaland, 18.8667°S 12.9833°E (SMWN). Sesfontein: Khowarib River, 19.2667°S 13.8667°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; D2650, near Kamanjab, 19.8087°S 14.5128°E (CB). Kamanjab: C40, 26 km E Kamanjab, 19.6957°S 15.1046°E (CB); C38, 40 km N Outjo, 19.80883°S 15.91281°E (CB); C39, 23 km W Outjo, 20.1798°S 15.9480°E (CB); C39, 29 km W Outjo, 20.19834°S 15.8831°E (CB); Delhi 96, 20.3780°S 15.7280°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Outjo: Ike 346, 19.7533°S 16.6244°E ( SMWN); road Outjo-Kalkfeld 16–20 km S Outjo GoogleMaps   , 20.3333°S 16.1500°E (CB). [Oshikoto] Guinas: C38, 1 km jct. with B1, 18.7725°S 17.2491°E (CB). Omuthiyagwiipundi GoogleMaps   : 30 km E Etosha N.P., Mokuti Lodge, 18.8000°S 17.0333°E (CB). [Oshana] Uuvudhiya: Okaukuejo / Leeubron, Etosha N.P., 19.0667°S 15.8167°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . [Otjozondjupa] Otavi: Etosha N.P., 19.2378°S 17.0878°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; 5 km N Otavi vs. Tsumeb, 19.6239°S 17.3777°E (CB); B8, 10 km E Otavi, 19.6500°S 17.4167°E (CB). Grootfontein: Grootfontein, 19.5667°S 18.1167°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Omatako: Onjoka, Wateberg Plateau Park, 20.4167°S 17.2500°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Waterberg Plateau Park, 20.5167°S 17.2333°E (CB); D2414, Etjo-Kalkfeld, Dinosaurus Tracks, 21.1156°S 16.4161°E (CB); Okahandja Townlands, 21.6667°S 17.3333°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Otjiwarongo: C33, 2 km N Kalkfeld, 20.8333°S 16.2000°E (CB). Okahandja: Ovita, 21.5228°S 16.2539°E (SMWN); Okahandja, 21.9833°S 16.9167°E (SMWN). [Erongo] Omaruru: Omaruru, 21.4333°S 15.9333°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   . Karibib: D1935, 30 km NNW Usakos, 21.7833°S 15.5000°E (CB); C28, Boshua Pass, 22.7000°S 16.0333°E (CB). [Omaheke] Steinhausen: C30, 8 km S jct. with C29, 21.8207°S 18.3307°E (CB); Kehoro Sud 939, 22.0833°S 18.6167°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; C29, Omitara, 15 km jct. D1535, 22.2168°S 18.0407°E (CB); B6, 8 km Witvlei, 22.3836°S 18.4078°E (CB). Gobabis: Otjiwarumendu 119, 22.3576°S 18.2870°E (SMWN); Gobabis, C 22, 2 km N jct. B6, 22.4205°S 19.0037°E (CB); Swart Nossob River Gobabis GoogleMaps   , 23.1333°S 18.7000°E (SMWN). Kalahari: Gobabis, C 22, 12 km N jct. B6, 22.3613°S 19.0034°E (CB). [Khomas] Windhoek Rural: D1535, near Omitara, 11 km jct. B6, 22.3460°S 17.7240°E (CB); Windhoek ( Pic , 1948, type locality); D1535, Windhoek, 5 km jct. B6, 22.3681°S 17.6675°E (CB); B6, 68 km E Windhoek, 22.3913°S 17.8234°E (CB); Excelsior 286, 22.4500°S 17.6333°E ( SMWN) GoogleMaps   ; Neudamm 63, 22.5000°S 17.3500°E (SMWN); Opembamewa Sud, 22.5000°S 17.5000°E (SMWN); Richthofen 126, 22.5667°S 17.7500°E (SMWN); Arnhem 222, 22.7000°S 18.1167°E (SMWN); Gocheganas 26, 22.8333°S 17.1833°E (SMWN); Kos 28, 23.2667°S 16.1333°E (SMWN); D1228, 3 km E Rehoboth, 23.2909°S 17.2012°E (CB). Windhoek East: Windhoek, 22.5700°S 17.0836°E ( Kaszab, 1960, as ab. zumpti) (CB; SMWN); 30 km N Rehoboth GoogleMaps   , 23.0468°S 17.1063°E (CB). [Hardap] Rehoboth Rural: B1, km 21, 23.4999°S 17.1284°E (CB); B1, 28.5 km S Rehobothroad GoogleMaps   , 23.5833°S 17.1500°E (CB); Bullsport, 24.1495°S 16.36336°E ( Kaszab 1960, as ab. zumpti). Gibeon: C14, Bullsport-Solitaire, 5 km W of Bullsport GoogleMaps   , 24.1040°S 16.3093°E (CB); Sesriem 137: River, 24.4667°S 15.9500°E (SMWN); C14, 1 km W Maltahöhe, 24.8589°S 16.9751°E (CB); C19, western slope Tsaris Pass, 24.9346°S 16.4159°E (CB). Mariental Urban: C19, 11 km W Mariental, 24.6167°S 17.8500°E (CB).

Other records: Namib Sand Sea desert ( Seely 2012); Namibia   ( Bologna 2000a; Pitzalis et al. 2014).

Remarks. Types of this species were examined at MNHN.

SMWN

State Museum

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Meloidae

Genus

Ceroctis

Loc

Ceroctis gyllenhalli

Bologna, Marco A., Amore, Valentina & Pitzalis, Monica 2018
2018
Loc

Zonabris peringueyi

Voigts 1902
1902
Loc

Ceroctis aliena ( Péringuey, 1892 )

Peringuey 1892
1892
Loc

Mylabris aliena Péringuey, 1892

Peringuey 1892
1892
Loc

Mylabris distincta Péringuey, 1886

Peringuey 1886
1886