Priocera hypocrita CHEVROLAT , 1874, CHEVROLAT, 1874

Opitz, Weston, 2021, Taxonomic revision of the West ern Hemisphere checkered beetle genus Priocera KIRBY (Coleoptera, Cleridae, Clerinae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 52 (2), pp. 1145-1255: 1188-1189

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Priocera hypocrita CHEVROLAT , 1874
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Priocera hypocrita CHEVROLAT, 1874  

Priocera hypocrita CHEVROLAT, 1874: 283   .

A d d i t i o n a l m a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d ( Fig. 98 View Figs 98 ): In addition to the lectotype, I examined 117 specimens from: Costa Rica; Provincia de Puntarenas, Peninsula Osa , 27 km S Puerto Jimenez, R.Piro,?- XI-1990, P.Hanson & C. Godoy. Panamá: Provincia de Panamá, Llano- Carti road, km 8, 21-V- 1983, 350 m, H. Stockwell   ; 3-5 km W Ipeti, Bayano District , 11-V-1985, F. T. Hovore   ; idem, 22-V-1991, R. Turnbow   ; Parque Nacional Metropolitan , 19-X-1995, F. Ødegaard   ; Canal Zone , N of Arraijan, 19-VII-1976, E. Clark   ; Gamboa , 25-28-V-1984, Malaise trap, David McClain. Colombia   ; Departamento de Magdalena, PNN Tayrona Cañaveral , 15-XII-2000 - 2-I- 2001, R. Henriquez   ; Departamento de Putumayo, PNN La Playa Cabaña, La Paya Chaga , 1-13- III-2002, Malaise trap, 320 m, R. Cobete   ; La Paya Loma Pendiente, 15-30-V- 2003, 330 m, Malaise trap, El Magno; Departamento de Amazonas, PNN Amacayacu, Centro de Visitantes , 1-10-II- 2004, Malaise trap, T. Pape   ; idem, San Martin , 12-III-2-IV-2001, D. Chota   ; Departamento de Vichada, PNN El Tuparro, Cerro Tomás , 17-26-XII-2000, Malaise trap, W. Villalba   ; Departamento de Bolivar, SFF Los Colorados , Elto El Mirador, 22-IV-7-V-2001, E. Deulufeut   ; SFF Los Colorados, La Yaya, 7-22-V- 2001, 280 m, Malaise trap, E. Deulufeut. Surinam: Distrito Saramacca , 15-25-IX-2005, Malaise trap, G. J. Steck   ; Sidiredion , 10-17-IV-2006, 6 m, Alies van Sauer-Muller. French Guiana: Commune Cayenne, no other information provided   ; Commune Kourou, St. Martin, 16-IV-1984, G. Tavakilian. Ecuador: Provincia de Orellana , 11 km E Loretp, 27- VIII- 2004, F. Hovore   ; Provincia de Sucumbíos, Sacha Lodge , 24-III-3-VI-1994, Malaise trap, Hibbs   ; Provincia de Napo, 24 km E Arahualpa, 1-13-X- 1996, 450 m, E. Giesbert. Peru: Provincia de Satipo , Satipo,?-IX-X-1942, collectors name not legible   ; idem, 5-IX-1941, P. Papizaky   ; Provincia de Tambopata, Madre de Dios , 30 km SW P. Maldonado, 26-X-1982, D. L. Peardon   ; Provincia de Alto Amazonas , no other information available. Bolivia   ; Departamento de Santa Cruz, Potrerillos de Guenda, Snake Farm , 4-X- 2007, 370 m, J. Wappes   ; idem, 16-22-X- 2006, 400 m, Wappes, Nearns, & Eya   ; idem, 30-IX-3-X- 2007, 370 m, Wappes & Morris   ; idem, 40 km NW Santa Cruz de la Sierra , 1-10-X-2008, Morris & Wappes   ; Buena Vista , vicinity Flora & Fauna Hotel, 17-20-X-2000, R. Morris   ; idem, 21-24-XI-2003, Wappes, Morris & Nearns   ; idem, 12-V-2004, J. Wappes   ; Florida , 4 km N Bermejo, 25-X-2011, 1,000 –1,200 m, Skillman & Wappes GoogleMaps   ; idem, 12- XII-2012, Skillman & Wappes GoogleMaps   ; idem, Refugio Los Volcanes , 7-II-2012, 1,045 -1,350 m, J. Wappes & A. Bonaso GoogleMaps   ; Departamento de Cochabamba, Villa Tunari, 8-XI-2001, Malaise trap, H. Haider. Brazil: Estado do Pará , Benevides , Fazenda Morelondia , 17-20-IX-1991, 6 m, collector not noted   ; Santarem, collection date and collector not noted; Jacareacanga ,?- VI-1969, F. R. Barbosa   ; Estado do Mato Grosso, Diamantino, Fazenda Rio Arinos ,?- X-1983, Eurides Furtado   ; Mato Grosso ,?- X- 1979, Alvarenga   ; Estado do Amazonas ,?- X-1979, M. Alvarenga   ; Estirao do Equador ,?- X-1979, M. A. Alvarenga   ; Rio Orubo , 15-I-1981, primary forest, Ginter Ekis   ; Fonte Boa , collection date not noted, Hahnel   ; Estado do Bahia , Chapada, no other information provided   ;?- VI- 1972, 960 m, M. Alvarenga; Estado do Rondônia, 62 km SW Ariquemes, Fazenda Rancho Grande , 14-X-1993, C   .

W. & L. O’Brien; idem, 1-17-XI-1997, B. K. Dozier   ; idem, 22-31-X-1997, W. J. Hanson   ; 7 Km NW Costa Marquez , 16-XI-1986, Malaise trap, R. Wilkerson   ; Porto Velho , 23-IX-1948, C.B. Beal   ; Estado do Acre, Rio Branco , 25-X-8-XI-1991, F. Ramos, A. Henriques, I. Gorayeb, N. Bittencourt   ; Estado do Goias, Jatai ,?- XI-1972, F.M. Oliveira   ; Estado do Ceará, Serra de Baturite ,?- I-1895, Gounelle   ; Rio Verde ,?-?-1908, G. A. Baer   ; Estado do Pernambuco, Serra de Communaty , 12-III- 1893, Gounelle. Specimens are deposited in: ACMT, AMNH, BMNH, BYUC, CASC, CMNH, EMEC, EMUS, FMNH, FSCA, FWSC, JMLC, JNRC, KSUC, MCNZ, MNHN, RFMC, RHTC, SDEI, SEMC, TAMU, USNM, WFBM, and WOPC   .

D i a g n o s i s: Forebody dark castaneous, except pronotal collar light castaneous; antenna, pterothorax and abdomen light castaneous; elytra tricolored, each elytron with 3 yellow spots, one at basal margin, one in front of middle, one postmedial, yellow spots bordered in brown, apical 1/5 th testaceous.

R e d e s c r i p t i o n: Size: Length 8.0 mm; width 2.0 mm. Form: As in Fig. 150 View Figs 148-151 . Head: Cranium coarsely punctate; frons about as wide as length of antennal pedicel; EW/FW 40/10. Thorax: Pronotum proper and dorsum of pronotal arch finely punctate, sides of pronotal arch wrinkled, pronotum proper with 2 tumescenses, central region with slit (PW/PL 90/125); elytral disc sculptured with striate, asetiferous punctures in basal 1/2, elytral apex rounded (EL/EW 360/60); metathoracic femur gradually increasing in diameter to femoral apex. Abdomen: Aedeagus (Fig. 62) extraordinarily long; inner margin of phallobasic lobe with one spine.

V a r i a t i o n: Size: Length 5.0- 8.8 mm; width 1.3-2.0 mm. The ground color may vary from light castaneous to testaceous.

N a t u r a l h i s t o r y: Specimens were collected throughout the year, at altitudes that range from 6 to 1,350 m.

N o t e s: I examined the lectotype, but the description is based on a homotype specimen.

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

CMNH

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

EMEC

Essig Museum of Entomology

FMNH

Field Museum of Natural History

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

KSUC

Museum of Entomological and Prairie Arthropod Research, Kansas State University

MCNZ

Porto Alegre, Museu de Ciencias Naturais da Fundacao Zoo-Botanica do Rio Grande do Sul

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

SEMC

University of Kansas - Biodiversity Institute

TAMU

Texas A&M University

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

WFBM

W.F. Barr Entomological Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cleridae

Genus

Priocera

Loc

Priocera hypocrita CHEVROLAT , 1874

Opitz, Weston 2021
2021
Loc

Priocera hypocrita

CHEVROLAT M 1874: 283
1874