Trichiotes seriatus Casey 1907

Wirth, Christopher C. & Smith, Aaron D., 2017, Review of the genus Trichiotes Casey (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Pimeliinae: Edrotini), with the description of a new species and a preliminary checklist of the Tenebrionidae from Cuatrociénegas, Mexico, Zootaxa 4347 (3), pp. 533-542 : 538-539

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4347.3.6

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6024650

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Trichiotes seriatus Casey 1907
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Trichiotes seriatus Casey 1907  

Type material. HOLOTYPE ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 ), designated here by monotypy, labeled: (a) “Big S[prings] / Te[x] / Wick[ham]”; (b) “ CASEY / bequest / 1925”; (c) on red paper “ TYPE USNM / 46249”; (d) “ Trichiotes   / seriatus   / Cas[ey]”; (e) (d) on red paper, “ HOLOTYPE / Trichiotes   / seriatus   / Casey 1907 ” ( USNM).

Additional material examined. Twenty-one specimens (all bearing the database label “Tenebrionid Base / Aaron D. Smith / Catalog # ” on blue paper, for convenience tenebrioniDBase catalog numbers are listed as TB # without quotations): One labeled (a) “at Laredo / #3001 / 5.18.71 -20127”; (b) “exc. Mexico / DF   . Mexico ”   ; (c) “on seed / Hordeum / vulgare”; (d) TB # 16306 ( USNM). One labeled (a) “7500',nr.Jame / 33mi. S.E.Saltillo / Coah.Mex. VII.10 '63 / H. & A. Howden ”; (b) TB # 16305 ( CNC). One labeled (a) “ MEX   . N, Leon / Hwy. 57,79mi. / SW. Linares / X 18-1970 ”; (b) “ C.R.Ward / at night”; (c) TB # 16176 ( OSUC). One labeled (a) “ MEX   . ,N.L., 79mi. / SW. Linares night / VIII-14-1971 C&L / O'Brien& Marshall”; (b) TB # 16177 ( OSUC). Five labeled (a) “6/27 Albuq. / New Mex. / Wickham”; (b) TB #s 16307–16310, 16914 ( USNM –4, CASC –1). One labeled (a) “ NEW MEXICO: Eddy Co. / Lincoln Nat'l. Forest / Sitting Bull Canyon / 32°15'20"N, 104°41'50"W / VIII-13-2003, E. Riley, UV”; (b) TB # 16114. ( TAMU). One labeled (a) “USA GoogleMaps   : New Mexico: San Juan County / ~ 1.5mi S Farmington on NM hwy 371 / 36.6966°–108.2331°, 1700m, 7 July 2017 / CCWirth & MAJohnston, sand dunes, on detritus under Artemisia sp foliage”; (b) TB # 16355 ( CCWC). Four labeled (a) “ Santa Fe Co. NM / Lone Mountain Ranch / N:   - 106.125 W:35.311 / August 2, 2005 / Coll. Robert Delph ”; (b) “EX: Pitfall Trap [3 / NMC Juniperus monosperma, 7 / NMC High Mortality , 7 / NMC Pinus edulis, 39 / NMC Open area ]”; (c) TB #s 16108– 16111 ( NAUF). One labeled (a) “ Santa Fe Co. NM / Lone Mountain Ranch / N   : 35.3119 W:106.1250 / August 2, 2007 / Coll. Robert Delph ”; (b) “EX: Pitfall Trap 8L / NMC High Mortality ”; (c) TB # 16358 ( NAUF). Two labeled (a) “ TEXAS: Culberson Co. / Guadalupe Mts   . Natl. Pk. / Park Headquarters / VIII-8-11-1995 / R. Wharton ”; (b) TB #s 16112–16113 ( TAMU). One labeled (a) “ TEX.CulbersonCo. / GuadalupeN.Park / VI-12- 1971 night / C.W.O'Brien / on Quercus”; (b) TB # 16175 ( OSUC). One labeled (a) “ 15 mi. W of / Ft. Davis, Tex. / July 19 1956 ”; (b) TB # 16174 ( OSUC). One labeled (a) “ TEX., 23mi.W.of / Ft.Davis,Hwy166 / VI-14-1963; (b) “ Collector / G.H.Nelson ”; (c) “on Acacia / constricta”; (d) TB # 16173 ( OSUC).  

Diagnosis. Length 4.5–5.5 (mean 5.0) mm, width 2.5–3.2 (mean 2.8) mm (n= 20 specimens). Trichiotes seriatus Casey   can be separated from Trichiotes lightfooti   based on the diagnostic characters enumerated in the T. lightfooti   diagnosis and key.

Remarks. This species appears to be fairly widespread in the Chihuahuan desert ( Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1 ), though uncommon in collections.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

CNC

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

OSUC

Oregon State University

MEX

Museo de Historia Natural de la Ciudad de M�xico

TAMU

Texas A&M University

NMC

New Mexico State University

NAUF

Northern Arizona University

TEX

University of Texas at Austin