Tropicoritus ruwenzorii (Alluaud, 1917)

Kataev, Boris M., 2019, A review of the Afrotropical genus Kenyacus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Harpalini) from the Rwenzori Mountains, with description of seven new species, Zootaxa 4679 (3), pp. 463-498 : 467

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4679.3.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5723773A-49BD-4CDB-99CD-B3A0AFC24F66

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5932990

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FD87C3-FFB2-D503-DE8E-EA14FECFF9B5

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Plazi

scientific name

Tropicoritus ruwenzorii
status

 

The ruwenzorii group

Diagnosis. Body length 5.3–6.0 mm.Apex of left mandible acute. Pronotal and elytral microsculpture almost granulate, consisting of large isodiametric meshes. Pronotum with basal margin markedly emarginate; basal angles large, almost right, at most only slightly blunted at tip, and markedly projecting posteriorly above elytral base. Elytral striae distinct, slightly impressed along entire length. Female genitalia relatively small, with almost symmetrical laterotergite and with apical stylomere markedly widened basally. Median lobe of aedeagus stout, with relatively large basal bulb.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Tropicoritus