Octavius extralobatus Puthz, 2006

Janák, JiĜí, 2014, New species and subspecies of Octavius from South Africa, with a key and additional distribution records (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Euaesthetinae), Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 54 (1), pp. 195-231: 222

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5299545

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D94600BD-1221-47B6-9C70-BA8C82B74CEC

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CD1A4E-FFC2-FE14-BBB0-FDFEA1FBFB1F

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Marcus

scientific name

Octavius extralobatus Puthz, 2006
status

 

Octavius extralobatus Puthz, 2006  

Octavius extralobatus Puthz, 2006: 10  

Type locality. South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Weza NR.

Material examined. SOUTH AFRICA: KWAZULU- NATAL: Weza, Bangeni forest, 30.38 S – 29.39 E, sifted forest litter, 21.xi.1989, E-Y: 2706, leg. Endrödy & Klimaszewski, 163315 ♀♀ ( TMSA, JJRC). EASTERN CAPE: Transkei, Ntsubane Forest Station , 31.27 S – 29.44 E, indigenous forest litter, 25.xi.1987, E-Y: 2537, leg. Endrödy-Younga, 253318 ♀♀ ( TMSA, JJRC) GoogleMaps   ; same data, but: 24.xi.1988, rotten Cussonia fruit, E-Y: 2577, 1♀ ( TMSA) GoogleMaps   ; same data, but: 25.xi.1988, forest floor litter, E-Y: 2579, 1033 11♀♀ ( TMSA, JJRC) GoogleMaps   ; same data, but: 6.xii.1988, E-Y: 2599, 7331 ♀ ( TMSA, JJRC). Transkei, Port St. Jones, Silaka , 31.33 S – 29.30 E, sifting, in indigenous forest, 23.xi.1988, E-Y: 2533, leg. Endrödy-Younga, 4333 ♀♀ ( TMSA, JJRC). Silaka Nature Reserve , 31.38 S – 29.30 E, forest floor litter, 30.xi.1988, E-Y: 2592, leg. Endrödy-Younga, 13 1♀ ( TMSA) GoogleMaps   .

Variability. Aedeagus of examined specimens from Weza and Silaka is identical with types ( Fig. 29 View Figs in PUTHZ 2006), the basal bulbe of aedeagus in specimens from Ntsubane is larger than in specimens from other localities. The enlargement of the head in specimens from Ntsubane is similar as in specimens from Weza and Silaka.

Distribution. Octavius extralobatus   has been recorded only from Weza NR in KwaZulu-Natal Province and Mhlanhane, Ntsubane and Silaka in Eastern Cape Province.

TMSA

Transvaal Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Octavius

Loc

Octavius extralobatus Puthz, 2006

Janák, JiĜí 2014
2014
Loc

Octavius extralobatus

PUTHZ V. 2006: 10
2006