Elanela scutomaculata, Grazia, Jocelia, Barros, Lurdiana Dayse De & Barão, Kim Ribeiro, 2016

Grazia, Jocelia, Barros, Lurdiana Dayse De & Barão, Kim Ribeiro, 2016, Elanela Rolston revisited (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae): new distributional records and description of new species, Zootaxa 4092 (4), pp. 561-571 : 570

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4092.4.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:AB185179-B61C-4C30-8D67-579330563CD4

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6080193

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/0630AD03-C102-FFEA-50FF-FEF6FD184957

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Elanela scutomaculata
status

sp. nov.

Elanela scutomaculata sp. nov.

( Figures 8 View FIGURES 1–8 , 21– 22 View FIGURES 17–21 View FIGURE 22 )

Material examined. HOLOTYPE, ♀, BRAZIL, Amazonas, Coari, PETROBRAS , estrada RUC 42, P 1 borda mata, Rio Urucu , 4 º 52 ' 32.3 "S 65 º 16 ' 44.8 "W, 5.iii. 2010, J.A.M. Fernandes & Equipe coll., luz mista Hg e luz negra ( MPEG) GoogleMaps .

Etymology. scutomaculata , adjective feminine; from L. scutum, meaning shield, and L. macula, meaning spot, in reference to the ivory callus on disk of scutellum.

Diagnosis. Legs yellow; few, scattered brown spots on each leg; disc of scutellum calloused, ivory ( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 1–8 ); urosternite VII black medially. Female genitalia: gonocoxites 8 flat; gonocoxites 8 as long as wide, covering most of gonocoxites 9 and laterotegites 9; gonocoxites 9 flat, level with gonocoxites 8; laterotergites 9 rounded apically.

Description. Legs yellow; few, scattered brown spots on each leg; disc of scutellum calloused, ivory. Abdominal urosternites yellow; each urosternite with brown punctate stripes laterally; urosternite VII black medially. Each connexival sclerite mostly black, with medio-lateral, semi-circular, yellow spot. Proportion of antennal segments: I <II = III <IV = V.

Female genitalia. Genital plates setose. Gonocoxites 8 flat; as long as wide, ample covering most of gonocoxites 9 and laterotegites 9; sutural margins parallel, lateral margins concave, and posterior margins straight ( Fig. 21 View FIGURES 17–21 ). Posterior margin of each laterotergite 8 with minute, rounded projection; laterotergites 8 each bearing a spiracle. Gonocoxites 9 flat, level with gonocoxites 8. Laterotergites 9 flat, slightly surpassing tergite VIII; each laterotergite 9 obtuse apically.

Measurements (mm). Total length, 5.60; length of head, 0.77; head length ahead of eyes, 0.40; interocular distance, 0.97; length of antennal segment: I, 0.27; II, 0.93; III, 0.73; IV, 1.50; V, 1.57; width of head, 0.77; width of pronotum, 3.67; length of pronotum, 1.27; width of scutellum, 2.33; length of scutellum, 2.37; width of abdomen at third segment, 3.93.

Male unknown.

Distribution. Brazil (Amazonas) ( Fig. 22 View FIGURE 22 ).

MPEG

Brazil, Para, Belem, Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pentatomidae

Genus

Elanela