Trigonopterus klatakanensis Riedel

Riedel, Alexander, Taenzler, Rene, Balke, Michael, Rahmadi, Cahyo & Suhardjono, Yayuk R., 2014, Ninety-eight new species of Trigonopterus weevils from Sundaland and the Lesser Sunda Islands, ZooKeys 467, pp. 1-162: 41-42

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Trigonopterus klatakanensis Riedel

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Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Curculionidae

43. Trigonopterus klatakanensis Riedel  sp. n.

Diagnostic description.

Holotype, male (Fig. 43a). Length 2.50 mm. Color of antennae and legs ferruginous; remainder dark ferruginous. Body subovate, in dorsal aspect with weak constriction between pronotum and elytron; in profile dorsally convex. Rostrum with median ridge and pair of submedian ridges, intervening furrows each with sparse row of mesad directed scales; epistome with irregular transverse ridge. Pronotum coarsely punctate, reticulate, with median costa; with sparse, recumbent scales. Elytra with striae distinct, marked by rows of punctures; intervals weakly costate, with rows of punctures; sutural interval basally swollen, coarsely punctate; each puncture containing minute recumbent seta; elytral apex subtruncate, rounded. Femora with simple anteroventral ridge. Metafemur subapically with stridulatory patch. Abdominal ventrite 5 coarsely punctate, with sparse subrecumbent scales. Penis (Fig. 43b) with sides of body subparallel; apex with median angulate extension; transfer apparatus with thick median rod 2.0 × as long as body; median rod projecting basad further than apicad; apodemes 3.1 × as long as body; ductus ejaculatorius without bulbus. Intraspecific variation. Length 2.22-2.53 mm. Color of elytra ferruginous to black. Female rostrum in apical half dorsally subglabrous, sparsely punctate; epistome simple.

Material examined.

Holotype (MZB): ARC0595 (EMBL # LM655531), Bali, National Park, Mt. Klatakan, sample 1, S08°13.220', E114°29.509', 545 m, 12-XI-2007. Paratypes (MZB, SMNK): Bali National Park, Mt. Klatakan: 3 exx, ARC0596 (EMBL # LM655532), ARC0597 (EMBL # LM655533), ARC0598 (EMBL # LM655534), same data as holotype; 2 exx, ARC2954 (EMBL # LM656007), ARC2955 (EMBL # LM656008), sample 2, S08°13.029', E114°29.466', 600 m, 12-XI-2007; 7 exx, sample 3, S08°13.325', E114°29.477', 500 m, 12-XI-2007.


Bali (Mt. Klatakan). Elevation: 500-600 m.


This epithet is based on the type locality, Mt. Klatakan.


Trigonopterus klatakanensis  Riedel, sp. n. was coded as " Trigonopterus  sp. 285" by Tänzler et al. (2014).