Plumolepilius yolnabajensis Barrios-Izás & Anderson, 2016

Barrios-Izás, Manuel A., Anderson, Robert S. & Morrone, Juan J., 2016, A taxonomic monograph of the leaf-litter inhabiting weevil genus Plumolepilius new genus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Molytinae: Conotrachelini) from Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador, Zootaxa 4168 (1), pp. 61-91 : 85

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Plumolepilius yolnabajensis Barrios-Izás & Anderson

sp. nov.

Plumolepilius yolnabajensis Barrios-Izás & Anderson , new species

( Figs. 65–71 View FIGURES 65 – 71 , 80, 89 View FIGURES 72 – 89 , 98 View FIGURES 90 – 98 , 99 View FIGURE 99 )

Diagnosis. Male. Length (1.85 mm). Width (1.05 mm). As P. daryi but subovate, scales light brown, mesepisternum clothed with adpressed scales, elytra punctate-striate, tubercles larger, metaventrite not foveate or depressed, metafemora unarmed. Pedon widening from base to apex, apical setae present, median foramen wide, genital sclerites sting-like in shape.

Female. Length (1.80–1.95 mm). Width (1.00– 1.25 mm). Elytra tuberculate, femora unarmed, spiculum ventrale bifurcated at apex.

Geographic distribution. Guatemala (Huehuetenango). Fig. 99 View FIGURE 99 .

Derivation of the specific name. Named after Yolnabaj Lake, the name of which is derived from the Mayan language Chuj, meaning “brave lake”.

Material examined. 1Ƌ, 3♀♀ (CMNC). Holotype Ƌ ( CMNC): GUATEMALA : Huehuetenango, Nenton, Bendicion de Dios, 1555,m, 16.027041N 91.541578W, 4.VII.2009, F. Camposeco, 2009-303, winkler funnels, leaf litter / WWD0072885 / Holotype Ƌ Plumolepilius yolnabajensis Barrios-Izás & Anderson sp. nov. Aedegus extracted GoogleMaps . Paratypes: same data as Holotype / WWD0072884 (1Ƌ, CMNC) GoogleMaps . WWD0072886 (1♀, CMNC). WWD0072887 (1Ƌ, CMNC).

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