Cidnopus macedonicus Cate et Platia, 1989

Németh, T. & Platia, G., 2014, On some Palaearctic click beetles deposited in the Hungarian Natural History Museum, 2 (Coleoptera: Elateridae) *, Zootaxa 3841 (4), pp. 451-490 : 458

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3841.4.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A0742D14-7A39-485E-B665-5C3A7F194D5E

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6124960

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/038E87D5-E828-FFE5-0DE3-31D2B57EFB20

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Plazi

scientific name

Cidnopus macedonicus Cate et Platia, 1989
status

 

Cidnopus macedonicus Cate et Platia, 1989

( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 1 – 19. 1 )

Material examined. 11 specimens, 8 males, 3 females: Greece: “ GREECE, prov. Makedonia, distr. Florina, Mt. Vernon , 1.5 km SW Pisoderi ski center, 40 ° 45 ' 40.78 " N; 21 ° 15 ' 54.04 " E, 1740 m, singled & swept, 18.V. 2013., leg. A. Kotán, P. Nemes, Gy. Németh, T. Németh & V. Szénási” (1 female, HNHM, 2 females CPG); “ GREECE, prov. Makedonia, distr. Péla, Mt. Kaimaktsalan, stream valley, 40 ° 54 ' 2.04 " N; 21 ° 49 ' 31.55 " E, 1825 m., singled & swept, 17.V. 2013., leg. A. Kotán, P. Nemes, Gy. Németh, T. Németh & V. Szénási” (3 males, HNHM, 5 males, CPG); “ Greece, Kozani, Neapoli, m 650, 21.IV. 1984, M. Bologna & G. Carpaneto” (1 male, 1 female, CPG).

This species was described on the basis of two males from Greece ( Cate & Platia 1989). Hungarian coleopterists collected several specimens in 2013 near the type locality (Kaimaktsalan Mountain). Some of the males copulated with females, providing reliable species level identification of females.

Decription of female ( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 1 – 19. 1 ). Body length 9.7–10 mm, width 2.5–2.8 mm. Body stouter than that of male, strongly convex. Colour black, with bronze lustre. Pubescence white, dense and long. Antennae shorter than in male, not reaching posterior angles of pronotum. Pronotum almost as wide as long, widest at middle. Sides not arcuated. Lateral margin invisible in dorsal view. Legs thinner and shorter than in male.

HNHM

Hungarian Natural History Museum (Termeszettudomanyi Muzeum)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Elateridae

Genus

Cidnopus