Blackburneusargentinensis (Schmidt, 1909)

Dellacasa, Marco, Dellacasa, Giovanni & Gordon, Robert D., 2011, Systematic revision of the American taxa belonging to the genera Alloblackburneus Bordat, 2009, and Blackburneus Schmidt, 1913, with description of seven new species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), Insecta Mundi 2011 (204), pp. 1-52: 18-19

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5165102

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5165102

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scientific name

Blackburneusargentinensis (Schmidt, 1909)
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Blackburneusargentinensis (Schmidt, 1909)  

( Fig. 66-70)

Aphodius argentinensis Schmidt, 1909a: 101   ; Blackwelder 1944: 212.

Aphodius (Blackburneus) argentinensis   ; Schmidt 1913: 138; Schmidt 1922: 148; Dellacasa 1988: 90. Blackburneus argentinensis   ; Skelley etal. 2007: 2.

Typelocality. Prov. Santa Fé, Argentina.

Type repository. Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm (type examined).

Redescription. Length 4.0- 4.5 mm; elongate, convex, shiny, glabrous. Pale reddish-brown; juxtasutural interstria of elytra and legs somewhat darker; antennal club testaceous. Head with epistome distinctly gibbous on disc, sparsely and rather irregularly punctured; clypeus feebly sinuate at middle, round at sides, very thinly bordered, edge slightly upturned, laterally with extremely short sparse bristles; genae round, almost imperceptibly ciliate, feebly protruding from the eyes; frontal suture distinctly impressed, raised at each side; front coarsely, densely irregularly punctured mainly on sides. Pronotum moderately transverse, strongly convex, dually punctured; large punctures, six to seven times larger than small ones, irregularly scattered, rather widely lacking on disc; small extremely fine punctures subregularly sparse throughout, somewhat more superficial on disc; lateral margins feebly arcuate, very thinly bordered, edge glabrous; hind angles obtusely round; base slightly bisinuate. Scutellum elongate, somewhat narrowed toward base, with few fine punctureson basal half. Elytra faintly widened, rather finely striate; striae subcrenulate; eighth and ninth striae shortened toward shoulder; interstriae flat or almost flat, nearly imperceptiblysparsely punctured; second interstria wider than first and third ones; fifth interstria broadened at base, therein twice as wide as the sixth. Hind tibiae superior apical spur shorter than first tarsal segment; latter shorter than following three segments combined. Male: frontal suture strongly raised on each side; pronotum somewhat more convex, not narrowed frontward, less densely punctured; foretibiae apicalspur subcylindrical, apically rounded; metasternal platesomewhatmore strongly incavate; aedeagus Fig. 69-70. Female: frontal suture not or feebly raised on each side; pronotum somewhat less convex, somewhat narrowed frontwardly and more densely punctured; fore tibiae apical spur slender and acuminate; metasternal plate almost flat.

Type material. 1 female (lectotype, herein designated, NHRS) bearing the following labels: 1) white: Rep. Argentina [printed] / prov. [printed] / Sta. Fé [handwritten] / R. Richter [printed]   ; 2) white (handwritten): argenti- / nensis / m.; 3) red (printed): Typus; 4) white (printed): 125; 5) red (printed): Aphodius argentinensis   / Schmidt A., 1909 / Lectotypus / Dellacasa M. & G. des., 2002. Other 4 females (paralectotypes, NHRS) with the same collecting data as lectotype   .

Material examined. ARGENTINA: Prov. Buenos Aires, 12 Km E 9 de Julio , 30.XII.1979, leg. R. E. Woodruff & V. Duthie, cow dung (1 ex., ISEA)   ; Cordoba, Alta Gracia , 10.IV.1967, leg. L. E. Peña (3 exx., DCGI)   ; Prov. Cordoba, Anizacate , 9.IV.1967, leg. L. E. Peña & G. Barria (1 ex., CNCI)   ; Prov. Cordoba, Ao. Tegua, 5-9.IV.1967, leg. L. E. Peña & G. Barria (2 exx., CNCI)   ; Prov. Salta, El Rey Nat. Park, m 1000, Pozo Verde Trail Km 7, 5-15.XII.1987, leg. S. & J. Peck (malaise-FIT, Yungas forest ) (1 ex., DCGI)   ; Prov. San Luis, 18 Km S Arizona, m 250, 18-23.I.1982, leg. H. & A. Howden (2 exx., CNCI)   ; BRAZIL: Distrito Federal, Brasilia , m 1100, XII.1998, leg. N. Dégallier (piège lumineaux) (3exx., DCGI)   ; Goiás, San Antonio de Descobierto , 20.XII.1998, leg. N. Dégallier (piège lumineaux) (1 ex., DCGI)   ; FRENCH GUIANA: Roura (8 Km SSE), 04 o 40’41”N- 52 o 13’25”W, m 200, 10.VI.1997, leg. J. Ashe & R. Brooks (flight int. trap) (1 ex., CNCI) GoogleMaps   ; PARAGUAY: Dpt. Guaira, Calle Florida , VIII.1993 (4 exx., DCGI)   ; idem, Melgarejo , X.1994 (2 exx., DCGI)   ; URUGUAY: 90 Km SW of Artigas, Pampa de Lavalleja, 27-30.IX.2001, leg. Z. Linek (2 exx., DCGI)   .

NHRS

Swedish Museum of Natural History, Entomology Collections

CNCI

Canadian National Collection Insects

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Aphodiidae

Genus

Blackburneus

Loc

Blackburneusargentinensis (Schmidt, 1909)

Dellacasa, Marco, Dellacasa, Giovanni & Gordon, Robert D. 2011
2011
Loc

Aphodius argentinensis

Schmidt 1909: 101
1909
Loc

Aphodius (Blackburneus) argentinensis

Schmidt 1909
1909