Leucocelis (Leucocelis) triliturata triliturata Quedenfeldt, 1884

Serrano, Artur R. M., Capela, Rúben A., Nunes, Telmo & Santos, Carmen Van-Dú- Nem Neto, 2020, The rose chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) of Angola: a descriptive checklist with new records and synonymic notes, Zootaxa 4776 (1), pp. 1-130 : 50

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4776.1.1

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3845535

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scientific name

Leucocelis (Leucocelis) triliturata triliturata Quedenfeldt, 1884
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Leucocelis (Leucocelis) triliturata triliturata Quedenfeldt, 1884

( Fig. 10h View FIGURE 10 )

Distribution: ANG, DOC.

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): 1) MAL, MOX; 2) BIE, HUA, HUI.

Historic records:

—Malauge (= Malanje) (MAL) ( Quedenfeldt 1884);

— Angola (without locality) ( Ferreira 1965).

—Vila Luso (=Luena) (MOX) ( Gomes Alves 1973).

New localities reported: Leba pass top (15º 04´19.48´´ S, 13º 14´39.43´´ E, 1690 m alt., 355) ( HUI), 4- 5.XII.2017, 1 ♂, P. Schüle leg., PMC (P. Malec, personal communication) GoogleMaps .

Material examined: Vila Luso (= Luena) ( Luena River edge) (coord. not available, 218) ( MOX), 20.IX.1957, 1 ex., Nº 2896, Junta de Investigações Coloniais ( Entomologia ), IICT, MUHNAC; Nova Lisboa (= Huambo) (12º 46´S, 15º 44´E, 1650 m alt., 256) ( HUA), 22.V.1969, 1 ex., Nº 6536, Lonete leg., JPCC, MUHNAC; Capingana- Satchijamba (13º 42´47.18´´ S, 17º 05´23.81´´ E, 1507m alt., 303) (BIE), 8.IV.2014, 1♂, 3♀, DO, A. Serrano leg., ASC; Lumbanje (Morro Lubiri) (12º 07´55´´ S, 15º 30´59´´ E, 1424 m alt., 232) ( HUA), 31.X.2015, 3♂, 1♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps .

Remarks. The species is polytypic with four recognized subspecies. The adult specimens of Capingana-Satchijamba and Lumbanje were sampled on yellow flowers of unidentified plants from meadows ( Fig. 10b View FIGURE 10 ). Biological and ecological data are not available for this species. It is a new species record for the Huambo, Huíla and Bié Provinces.

HUA

Universidad de Antioquia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cetoniidae

Genus

Leucocelis