Ichnea praeusta (Klug, 1842)

Opitz, Weston, 2010, Classification, Natural History, and Evolution of the Epiphloeinae (Coleoptera: Cleridae). Part VIII. The Genera Acanthocollum Opitz, Stegnoclava Opitz, and Ichnea Laporte, The Coleopterists Bulletin (mo 9) 64, pp. 1-65 : 37

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https://doi.org/ 10.1649/0010-065X-64.mo4.1

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Ichnea praeusta (Klug, 1842)
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Ichnea praeusta (Klug, 1842)

( Figs. 53–55, 61 View Figs , 78, 79 View Figs , 104, 105 View Figs , 123, 128 View Figs , 138 View Figs , 173 View Figs , 191, 192 View Figs ; Map 2 View Map 2 )

Enoplium praeustum Klug, 1842: 376 . Holotype male. Brazil (ZMHB). (Specimen point mounted, gender label affixed to paper point; mount card; locality label; type label, type number label-58866; ZMHB acronymic label; holotype label; identification label; plastic vial with abdomen and aedeagus.) Lacordaire 1857: 477; Gemminger and Harold 1869: 1751; Lohde 1900: 102; Blackwelder 1945: 389; Schenkling 1903: 102, 1910: 123; Opitz 1997: 75 ( Fig. 55, not 56 which is of I. aequinoctialis ).

Diagnosis. The extensive constriction at about the anterior half of the pronotum ( Fig. 61 View Figs ) will easily distinguish the members of this species from congeners.

Description. Size: Length 8.0 mm; width 2.2 mm. Form ( Fig. 138 View Figs ): Narrowly triangular. Integumental color ( Figs. 53–55): Cranium mostly yellow, black behind eyes; pronotal lower sides narrowly black, disc broadly black; elytra mostly yellow, with faint dark markings at base of sutural margin, black in distal third. Head: HW/ PW 1.0; frons indented; EW/VW 2.6; antenna as in Fig. 173 View Figs , funicle compressed. Thorax: Pronotum strongly constricted in anterior half ( Figs. 61 View Figs , 123 View Figs ); PL/PW 1.1; elytra strongly flared to posterior two-thirds, EL/PL 5.5; EL/EW 2.5; anterior margin of protibia with 9 spines. Male genitalia: Aedeagus as in Fig. 128 View Figs . Male mesodermal internal reproductive organs ( Fig. 191 View Figs ): Medial accessory gland shorter than lateral gland; testes comprised of 12 follicles. Female mesodermal internal reproductive organs ( Fig. 192 View Figs ): Spermatheca not capsular; spermathecal gland attached to subapex of spermatheca; bursa copulatrix saccular.

Variation. Size: length 6.6–10.0 mm; width 1.6– 2.6 mm. Variation of elytral color is depicted in Figs. 53–55.

Natural History. Specimens were collected from September through August; some at elevations of 300–500 m.

Distribution. The known distribution extends from Bolivia to Argentina ( Map 4 View Map 4 ).

S p e c i m e n s E x a m i n e d. 39. BOLIVIA: Cochabamba . BRAZIL: Amazonas, Teffé, 1979, M. de Mathan: Mato Grosso, Diamantino , XII- 1981, E. Furtado: Bahia, Villa Victoria, 1890, C. Pujol: Minas Gerais, Cerro do Caraca , 1884, P. Germain. Espírito Santo, Paolo Galla, VII-1984, F. M. Ollveira: Santa Catarina, Nova Teutonia, IX- 1972, F. Plaumann ; idem, I-1974, 300– 500 m, F. Plaumann ; idem, XI-1977, F. Plaumann ; idem, II-1978, F. Plaumann ; idem, 27°11′S 52°23′W, 10-II-1941, Fritz Plaumann GoogleMaps , idem, 22-III-1941, Fritz Plaumann GoogleMaps ; idem, 8-XI-1941, Fritz Plaumann GoogleMaps ; idem, 17-XI-1941, Fritz Plaumann GoogleMaps : idem, 14-IX-1944, Fritz Plaumann GoogleMaps ; idem, 13-XII-1946, Fritz Plaumann GoogleMaps ; idem, II-1966, 300– 500 m, Fritz Plaumann GoogleMaps ; idem, IX- 1969, Fritz Plaumann GoogleMaps ; idem, X-1969, Fritz Plaumann: Rio Grande do Sul; Santo Augusto , IV-1966, O. Roppa; XI-1961, F. M. Oliveria GoogleMaps . ARGENTINA: Misiones, Loreto , I-2001, Malaise trap, subtropical wet forest, P. Fidalgo: Specimens are deposited in AMNH, DEIG, DZUP, MNHN, ZMHB, and WOPC .

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

DZUP

Universidade Federal do Parana, Colecao de Entomologia Pe. Jesus Santiago Moure

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cleridae

Genus

Ichnea