Parvocyrtusa hispaniolensis Peck and Cook

Peck, Stewart B. & Cook, Joyce, 2014, A review of the small carrion beetles and the round fungus beetles of the West Indies (Coleoptera: Leiodidae), with descriptions of two new genera and 61 new species., Insecta Mundi 2014 (397), pp. 1-76: 38-39

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5184089

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:84BA7373-8A5C-4E98-B132-8DDC2607CD48

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5192258

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D71E87FC-FFC1-FFED-FF10-FAECFB5E50ED

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Parvocyrtusa hispaniolensis Peck and Cook
status

new species

Parvocyrtusa hispaniolensis Peck and Cook   , new species

Figures 31, 32 View Figures 30–36

Diagnostic description. Total length 1.18–1.42 mm; greatest width = 0.84–0.92 mm. Reddish-brown, shining. Head densely punctate. Antennal club of four antennomeres, moderately robust; antennomere VII distinctly narrower than VIII and IX, antennomere X slightly narrower than VIII and IX. Left mandible edentate, right mandible with triangular tooth at anterior third. Pronotum finely punctate, short and broad; posterior angles obtuse; base broadly rounded, sinuate laterally. Elytral striae complete, clearly demarked by large punctures separated by less than one diameter; interstriae with smaller punctures. Median lobe of aedeagus ( Fig. 31, 32 View Figures 30–36 ) cylindrical, angulate at base; apex narrow and down-turned medially, with a pair of inwardly curved lobed appendages laterally. Parameres slender, reaching apex of median lobe, each bearing two apical setae.

Type material. Holotype, male, with the following label data: “DOM[INICAN REP[UBLIC]: LaVega Prov. / P.N. A. Bermudez, Cienaga / 19.VII–2.VIII.95, 1100m / trop.evgrn.for., FIT / S+J Peck, 95-36” ( SBPC)   . Paratypes (66) have the following label data: same data as holotype (11, SBPC)   ; same data as holotype except: 1020m, 95-34 (13, SBPC, 3, MCZC)   ; same data except: 1010m, 95-33 (15, SBPC; 3, FSCA)   ; same data except: 1000m, 95-32 (7, SBPC; 3, FMNH)   ; DOM. REP.: Pedernales / 26 kmN CaboRojo , 565m / evergreen dry forest / 29.XI–3.XII.91, intercept / Masner & Peck, 91-347 (1, SBPC)   ; DOM. REP.: Prov. Pedernales / Las Abejas , 1225m / 18°09’03”N, 71°37’48”W / 28 Jul–03 Aug 1999 / G.O. Dominici, F.I.T. (9, WIBF) GoogleMaps   ; DOM. REP.: Prov. Santiago / Par. Nac. A. Bermudez / Los Tablones, 1,290m / M.A. & R.O. Ivie colr / flight intercept trap // on Rio Izquiera / 19°03’N, 70°50’W, / 09APR–07JULY1992 (1, WIBF) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. Known only from Hispaniola.

Etymology. The epithet hispaniolensis   refers to Hispaniola where this species occurs.

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

WIBF

West Indian Beetle Fauna Project Collection