Singilis (s. str.) allardi ( Basilewsky, 1963 ),

Anichtchenko, Alexander, 2016, Contribution to the knowledge of the genus Singilis Rambur, 1837 of Africa (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini). Part IV, Zootaxa 4158 (2), pp. 183-202: 184

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4158.2.2

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scientific name

Singilis (s. str.) allardi ( Basilewsky, 1963 )
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Singilis (s. str.) allardi ( Basilewsky, 1963) 

( Figs. 1, 2View FIGURES 1 – 6, 20View FIGURES 19 – 21, 34)

Phloeozeteus allardi Basilewsky, 1963: 108 

Material examined. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Holotype ♂ — Mus. Roy. Afr. Centr., Lualaba: Ruwe , VII.1960, Dr. V. Allard ( MRAC); 9 Paratypes, idem.; 1 ♂ — Katanga, Kolwezi (lumiere), 1.1962, Dr. V. Allard ( MRAC)  . NAMIBIA: 1 ♀  Namibia, Popa Falls , 18°07'S / 21°35'E, 4.VIII.1994, leg. J. Deckert ( MNHUB)GoogleMaps  . ZAMBIA: 1 ♂— Zambia NW, 15 km E of Solwezi , 17.10.2008, Lgt. Snižek (cSF); 1 ♀  Zambia NC 8.XI.2005, 27 km E Solwezi, leg. Snižek (cSF); 1 ♀  — South Kafue NP, X.2009, Lassalle coll. (cPS).

Diagnosis. Resembles S. (s.str.) shavrini  sp. n., in body shape, elongate elytra, and extremely dense punctuation of head and pronotum, but can be easily distinguished by uniformly dark brown body. Length 6–7 mm. Body usually uniformly dark brown ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1 – 6), immature specimens with visible triangular elytral band ( Fig. 2View FIGURES 1 – 6). Head and pronotum with strong, almost isodiametric microsculpture throughout, deeply irregularly punctate, punctures near eyes and on the sides of pronotum almost confluent, on the disk of pronotum separated by no more than 1–2 diameters. Pronotum transverse, 1.43–1.52 times as wide as long. Elytra elongate, subparallel, 1.6 times as long as wide, with polygonal microsculpture. Striae deep and very finely punctate. Intervals slightly convex. Claws with 6 teeth. Abdominal sterna with pubescence. Propleuron strongly rugose, mesepisterna slightly punctate, metepisterna slightly transversely rugose. Aedeagus ( Fig. 20View FIGURES 19 – 21). Tip of aedeagus downturned. Internal sac with one group of short spines.

Distribution. Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Zambia ( Fig. 34).

MRAC

Mus�e Royal de l�Afrique Centrale

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Singilis

Loc

Singilis (s. str.) allardi ( Basilewsky, 1963 )

Anichtchenko, Alexander 2016
2016
Loc

Phloeozeteus allardi

Basilewsky 1963: 108
1963