Blackburneus charmionus (Bates, 1887)

Dellacasa, Marco, Dellacasa, Giovanni & Gordon, Robert D., 2011, Systematic revision of the American taxa belonging to the genera Alloblackburneus Bordat, 2009, and Blackburneus Schmidt, 1913, with description of seven new species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), Insecta Mundi 2011 (204), pp. 1-52 : 20-21

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5165108

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5165108

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scientific name

Blackburneus charmionus (Bates, 1887)
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Blackburneus charmionus (Bates, 1887)

( Fig. 76-83)

Aphodius charmionus Bates, 1887: 89 ; Blackwelder 1944: 212.

Aphodius (Volinus) charmionus ; Schmidt 1913: 142.

Aphodius (Chilothorax) charmionus ; Dellacasa 1988: 108.

Blackburneus charmionus ; Dellacasa et al. 2002: 201; Skelley et al. 2007: 2.

Typelocality. Jalapa, [Estado de Veracruz], Mexico.

Type repository. Natural History Museum, London (type examined).

Redescription. Length 3.0- 3.5 mm; oblong, moderately convex, shiny, glabrous. Piceous; head anteriorly, pronotum at sides, testaceous; elytra yellowish with juxtasutural interstria and sides more or less widely piceous; usually also elytral apical third piceous with a more or less extended yellowish preapical spot ( Fig. 79), or elytra dirty yellow with juxtasutural interstria and lateral margins piceous ( Fig. 80), or elytra piceous with transverse irregular binds of yellow stripes ( Fig. 81), sometimes elytra piceous with only shoulder and preapical declivity shadowy yellow ( Fig. 82); legs reddish brown; antennal club dark brown. Head with epistome feebly gibbous, coarsely, regularly and rather densely punctured; clypeus subsinuate at middle, widelyround at sides, distinctly bordered, edge nearly imperceptibly bristled; genae obtusely round, shortly ciliate, feebly but distinctly protruding from the eyes; frontal suture extremely fine; front coarsely, regularly and densely punctured. Pronotum transverse, convex, rather finely and subregularly punctured, punctation coarser and denser laterally; sides thinly bordered, edge glabrous; hind angles obtusely round; base feebly bisinuate. Scutellum triangularly elongate, with curved sides, superficially and finely punctured near base and with a trace of longitudinal groove at each side. Elytra oval-elongate, regularly convex and with epipleural carina distinctly raised at shoulder, finely striate; striae distinctlycrenulate; interstriae feebly convex, sparsely, irregularly, and finely punctured, apically distinctly microreticulate. Hind tibiae superior apical spur distinctly shorter than first tarsal segment; latter as long as following three segments combined. Male: pronotum somewhat more transverse; metasternalplate distinctlygrooved; aedeagus Fig. 77-78. Female: pronotumsomewhatnarrower frontward; metasternal plate nearly flat.

Material examined. BRAZIL: Guayabillos, SW Abhang, Irazu , 2200 m (im Fell von Bradypus sp (zufall 33) (1 ex., USNM) ; MEXICO, Chihuahua: El Manzano, 28 o 10’44.0”N – 107 o 28’39.1”W, m 2171, 25.VI.2005, leg. M. Dellacasa & I. Martínez (1 ex. DCGI) GoogleMaps ; Oaxaca: San Juan Teposcolula , 17 o 33’56.4"N- 97 o 25’32.8"W, m 2376, 1.VII.2007, leg. M. Dellacasa, C. Fresi & I. Martínez (horse dung) (1 ex., DCGI) GoogleMaps ; 5 Km S Sola de Vega , m 1600, 4-9.VII.2005, leg. D. Curoe (2 exx., DCGI) ; Puebla: 4 mi. E Tezuitlan , 5000’, 14.VII.1971, leg. A. Newton (3 exx., CNCI) ; Veracruz: El Zeltlal, carr. Actopan-Veracruz, desv. Otates , m 480, 20.IX.1994, leg. L. Arellano & R. Sanchez (2 exx., DCGI) ; Municipio Coscomatepec , 15.VI.1999, leg. M. Cruz & alii (11 exx. DCGI) ; idem, Cuiyachapa , m 2700, 06.II.1999, leg. M. Alvarado (2 exx., DCGI) ; idem, 08.III.1999, leg. M. Alvarado & M. Cruz (1 ex., DCGI) idem, 11.V.1999, leg. M. Cruz (1 ex., MSNT) ; idem, 14.VI.1999, leg. M. Alvarado, M.Cruz & J. Sosa (horse dung) (4 exx., DCGI) ; idem, 15.VI.1999, leg. M. Cruz & M. Alvarado (8 exx., DCGI; 43 exx., MSNT) ; idem, 13.VII.1998, leg. M. Cruz (11 exx., DCGI; 6 exx., MSNT) ; idem, VI-VII.1998, leg. J. S. Sosa, M. Alvarado & M. Cruz (43 exx., DCGI) ; idem, VII-VIII.1999, leg. J. S. Sosa (45 exx., DCGI) ; idem, 4.IX.2000, leg. F. Cabrero & J. Passerat (2 exx., DCGI) ; idem, 10.X.1998, leg. M. Cruz & J. Sosa (6 exx., MSNT) ; idem, 8.XII.1998, leg. Alvarado M. & Sosa J. (1 ex., MSNT) ; idem, camino à Potrero Nuevo , 15.XI.1994, leg. L. Arellano & M. Zunino (sheep dung) (1 ex., DCGI) ; Municipio Xico, Km 14.5 rd. Xico-Oxtlapa , m 2050, 18.XI.1999, leg. M. Dellacasa (2 exx., DCGI) ; idem, 2 Km desp. Oxtlapa , m 2400, 18.XI.1999, leg. M. Dellacasa (6 exx., DCGI) ; idem, Oxtlapa , m 2100, 18.XI.1999, leg. M. Dellacasa (10 exx., DCGI) ; idem, San José Paso Nuevo , 19 o 26’58”N- 97 o 06’28”W, m 2300, 8.V-1.VI.2000, leg. E. Montes De Oca & Q. Santiago (6 exx., DCGI) GoogleMaps ; idem, 9.III.2000, leg. I. Martínez & C. Huerta (1 ex., DCGI) GoogleMaps ; idem, Tonalaco , 19 o 25’59”N- 97 o 07’51”W, m 2620, 7.II.2005, leg. F. Cabrero, N. Trotta & T. Suarez (9 exx., DCGI) GoogleMaps ; idem, 7.III.2005, leg. F. Cabrero, N. Trotta & T. Suarez (5 exx., DCGI) GoogleMaps ; idem, 4.IV.2005, leg. F. Cabrero, N. Trotta & T. Suarez (13 exx., DCGI) GoogleMaps ; 4 mi. N Huatusco , 4200’, 2.VII.1973, leg. A. Newton (Cl. For.) (1 ex., CNCI) ; PANAMA: Bugaba , leg. Champion (1 ex., USNM) .

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

CNCI

Canadian National Collection Insects

MSNT

Museo Civico DI Storia Naturale DI Torino

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Aphodiidae

Genus

Blackburneus

Loc

Blackburneus charmionus (Bates, 1887)

Dellacasa, Marco, Dellacasa, Giovanni & Gordon, Robert D. 2011
2011
Loc

Aphodius charmionus

Bates 1887: 89
1887
Loc

Aphodius (Volinus) charmionus

Bates 1887
1887