Microdacne, Skelley, Leschen & Liu, 2021

Skelley, Paul E., Leschen, Richard A. B. & Liu, Zhenhua, 2021, New Australian Erotylinae with notes on Dacnini (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea Erotylidae), Zootaxa 4948 (3), pp. 363-380: 369-370

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4948.3.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:6A2B152A-D23A-4051-9D5A-957D9E509149

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4667601

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/5F3187E2-4B08-4C49-FF63-F89355F6E513

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Plazi

scientific name

Microdacne
status

 

Key to species of Microdacne  

1. Pronotum with distinct sublateral sulcus on basal 2/3 of pronotal length ( Fig. 29 View FIGURES 29–32 ); Mt. Glorious , Queensland ..................................................................................... Microdacne gloriousa   , new species  

- Pronotum with sublateral sulcus greatly reduced or absent..................................................... 2

2(1). Pronotal sublateral sulcus short, distinct only at posterior angle ( Fig. 28 View FIGURES 23–28 ); Styx River , near Wollomombi, New South Wales ............................................................................ Microdacne styxia   , new species  

- Pronotal sublateral sulcus lacking at posterior angle, remnant visible at middle of pronotum.......................... 3

3(2). Pronotal sublateral sulcus vague but present medially, near lateral margin ( Fig. 25 View FIGURES 23–28 ); tibia black with pale base; Mt. Nardi , Night- cap National Park, New South Wales ............................................ Microdacne nardia   , new species  

- Pronotal sublateral sulcus reduced to series of large punctures near lateral margin ( Fig. 20 View FIGURES 18–22 ); tibia entirely black; Lamington National Park , Queensland ................................................ Microdacne lamingtonia   , new species