Diplotrichus gracilis ( Schedl, 1958 )

Jordal, Bjarte H., 2021, An integrated taxonomic revision of Diplotrichus (Coleoptera, Scolytinae) supports a Malagasy origin and single colonisation of South Africa, Zootaxa 5047 (2), pp. 101-122: 106

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5047.2.1

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scientific name

Diplotrichus gracilis ( Schedl, 1958 )
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Diplotrichus gracilis ( Schedl, 1958)  

( Figs 1, 4 View FIGURES 1–6 , 8, 10, 12, 13 View FIGURES 8–14 )

Lanurgus gracilis Schedl, 1958: 559   , orig. spelling

Type material. Holotype: South Africa, Zululand , Eshowe [ NHMUK].  

Diagnosis. Elongated species, 1.6–2.0 mm long, 2.7–2.9 × as long as wide; colour dark brown or black; female frons flattened to very lightly concave, surface covered by densely placed, soft setae as long as the funiculus; scapus triangular, with a broad split tuft of setae as long as those in frons; antennal club with two clearly marked procurved sutures; seta on elytral interstria spatulate, densely placed in regular rows except interstriae 1, separated within rows by half the length of a seta.

Distribution. South Africa.

New records: South Africa, East Cape province, Alexandria Forest, GIS -33.70, 26.35; West Cape, 5 km N Hoekwil, Woodville , GIS: -33.933, 22.639 GoogleMaps   ; Knysna, Diepwalle , GIS: -33.957, 23.152 GoogleMaps   ; Knysna, Goudveld, Krisjan Se-Nek , GIS: -33.913, 22.948 [ ZMUB, SAMC] GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. All new collections were made from dead, hanging lianas, in forests around Knysna. Only male-female pairs were observed, and the male tend to leave the gallery at early larval stage.

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

ZMUB

Museum of Zoology at the University of Bergen, Vertebrate collections

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Kingdom

Metazoa

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Curculionidae

Genus

Diplotrichus

Loc

Diplotrichus gracilis ( Schedl, 1958 )

Jordal, Bjarte H. 2021
2021
Loc

Lanurgus gracilis

Schedl, K. E. 1958: 559
1958