Sauvagesinella

Gunter, Nicole L. & Weir, Thomas A., 2017, Two new genera of Australian dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) with the description of six new species and transfer of six described species, Zootaxa 4290 (2), pp. 201-243 : 235-236

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4290.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:52D6E3C3-BA0A-49C7-865C-00F3F5E5C5D4

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6033026

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C887A8-FFE9-FFE4-FF73-79F75AF9B232

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Sauvagesinella
status

 

Key to Sauvagesinella   species

1. Elytra with striae 8 situated in a deep groove for entire length, adjacent to epipleurae; pronotum with anterolateral angles not prominent, sides parallel; male without tubercle on metaventrite; aedeagus as in Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12 B; hind wings reduced or absent; South Australia ............................................ Sauvagesinella loftyensis Matthews & Weir   new combination  

- Elytra with striae 8 situated only in a groove towards apex; pronotum with anterolateral angles prominent, widest at this point and narrowing basally; male with tubercle on metaventrite; hind wings fully developed or reduced; Western Australia ...... 2  

2. Dorsal surfaces uneven, finely rugulose, glabrous; Elytra with intervals 2, 4, 6, wider than intervals 1, 3, 5 and with large rounded swellings and depressions; male with depression behind tubercle on metaventrite; aedeagus as in Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12 C; hind wings fully developed............................................................ Sauvagesinella monstrosa Paulian  

- Dorsal surfaces smooth or only feebly irregular, nitid, or reticulate with numerous setae, at least on elytra; elytral intervals of same width, without swellings or depressions; male without depression behind tubercle on metaventrite................. 3

3. Anterior angles of pronotum rounded, somewhat hooked with point directed outwards; mesometasternal suture with a small, median, acute projection; elytra with epipleura smooth or with a few irregularities; male protibiae with inner notch before expanded apex; aedeagus as in Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12 A; hind wings fully developed..................... Sauvagesinella becki (Paulian)  

- Anterior angles of pronotum quadrate, sharp; mesometasternal suture without or with extremely minute, median projection; elytra with epipleura distinctly wrinkled; male protibiae without inner notch before expanded apex; aedeagus as in Fig. 12 View FIGURE 12 D; hind wings reduced........................................................ Sauvagesinella palustris Matthews