Paranillopsis piguensis, Cicchino & Roig-Junent, 2001

Cicchino, Armando C. & Roig- Juñent, Sergio, 2001, Description And Relationships Of Paranillopsis New Genus, Two New Species From Argentina, And A Key To The Neotropical Genera Of The Subtribe Anillina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), The Coleopterists Bulletin 55 (2), pp. 185-193 : 191

publication ID 10.1649/0010-065X(2001)055[0185:DAROPN]2.0.CO;2


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Paranillopsis piguensis

sp. nov.

Paranillopsis piguensis View in CoL , new species

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Types. Holotype: female, Pigüe , Prov. Buenos Aires, 8­IV­1979, col. A. Delgado ( MLP) ; Paratypes: 5 females, Pigüe , Prov. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 8­IV­1979, col. A. Delgado ( MLP and IADIZA) .

Specific epithet. The word piguensis is the Latinized adjectival from of Pigüe, the place which includes the known range of this species.

Type Locality. Pigüe , Prov. Buenos Aires, Argentina .

Diagnosis. See key for diagnostic features.

Description. Habitus as Figure 1 View Figs . Length 1.06–1.38 mm. Color yellow­brown with reddish hues. Short pubescence over entire body ( Fig. 2 View Figs ).

Head as long as broad (length/width = 1.00–1.14); mentum tooth rounded, large ( Fig. 6 View Figs ); submentum with four to eight setae; labial palpomere 3 thin, as long as the 2 ( Fig. 6 View Figs ); glossal sclerite bisetose, with the apex strongly bilobated ( Figs. 6–7 View Figs ); maxillar palpomere 3 globose, palpomere 4 conical and short ( Fig. 10 View Figs ); mandibles as long as wide ( Figs. 8–9 View Figs ). Antennae moniliform ( Fig. 1 View Figs ), antennomeres with pubescence short and dense over entire surface ( Fig. 3 View Figs ).

Pronotum transverse ( Fig. 1 View Figs ) (length/width = 0.75–0.81), constricted posteriorly, with posterior angles dentate.

Elytra long (length/width = 3.35–3.80); not covering the abdominal tergum VIII ( Fig. 1 View Figs ); humeral angle obtuse ( Figs. 1 View Figs , 18 View Figs , and 23).

Gonocoxites long (length/width = 2.00), stylus arcuate ( Fig. 13 View Figs ).

Distribution. The material was collected in Pigüe, Buenos Aires province ( Argentina). The samples were taken from humus, within the first 10–13 cm below the surface of the ground.


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