Endustomus nimbaensis Ardoin, 1963

Matsumoto, Keita & Háva, Jiří, 2021, A new species of Endustomus Brême, 1842 and new records of Afrotropical Cossyphini Latreille, 1802 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), Zootaxa 5016 (1), pp. 133-141 : 140

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5016.1.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FB13F522-479F-46E9-AAED-AB3D483B9247

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5221966

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Endustomus nimbaensis Ardoin, 1963
status

 

Endustomus nimbaensis Ardoin, 1963

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Materials studied. Sierra Leone: [1♂; BMNH] “SIERRA LEONE 120m Tiwai Island , Moa River, N07°33’00”;W11°21’09”, 17-22.vi.16 // Leaf Litter Sift, leg. Takano, Miles & Goff, ANHRT 18 :SL-001, BMNH (E) 2016-196 // NHMUK013307590 // Endustomus nimbaensis Ardoin, 1963 K. Matsumoto det. 2020” ; Côte d’Ivoire [ Ivory Coast]: [1♂, 1♀; BMNH] “IVORY COAST, 174m, Taï NP, Taï Research Station (SRET), 05°50’00”N, 07°20’32.0”W, 30.III -14.IV.2017, Winkler leaf litter, // Aristophanous,A., Aristophanous,M., Geiser,M., Moretto,P., leg., BMNH (E) 2017-93 // NHMUK013307851 // Endustomus nimbaensis Ardoin, 1963 K. Matsumoto det. 2020”, “IVORY COAST, 174m, Taï NP, Taï Research Station (SRET), 05°50’00”N, 07°20’32.0”W, 26.III -17.IV.2017, // General Collecting, Aristophanous,A., Aristophanous,M., Geiser,M., Moretto,P., leg., BMNH (E) 2017-93 // NHMUK013794713 // Endustomus nimbaensis Ardoin, 1963 K. Matsumoto det. 2020” GoogleMaps .

Diagnostic characters. This species has similar dorsal habitus as E. baloghi Kaszab, 1969 . E. nimbaensis has no marking on the elytra, pronotal lamina has four short markings on outer margin, and each flange has short marking on the anterior lateral angles and near the apex. E. baloghi has “V” like marking on the elytra, pronotal lamina has four short markings on outer margin, and each flange has two long markings on the posterior half.

Remarks. New country record for Sierra Leone.

Distribution. Côte d’Ivoire [ Ivory Coast], Guinea, Ghana, Togo and Sierra Leone.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Tenebrionidae

Genus

Endustomus