Phlyctaenodes sordidus (Mckeown)

Jin, Mengjie, Ślipiński, Adam, Keyzer, Roger De & Pang, Hong, 2017, Review of Australian genera Tessaromma Newman and Phlyctaenodes Newman with description of a new genus and species (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Phlyctaenodini), Zootaxa 4277 (1), pp. 67-85: 73-74

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Phlyctaenodes sordidus (Mckeown)
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Phlyctaenodes sordidus (Mckeown)  

( Figures 1 View FIGURE 1 G, 1H, 1J, 4I –L)

Tessaromma sordida McKeown, 1940: 299   . TL: Queensland, Mt. Tamborine (AM, examined). Phlyctaenodes sordidus: Ślipiński & Escalona 2016: 238   .

Tessaromma truncatispina McKeown, 1940: 299   . TL: Queensland, Bunya Mountains (AM, examined). New Synonym. Phlyctaenodes truncatispinus: Ślipiński & Escalona 2016: 238   .

Description. Length 14–24 mm. Body integument yellowish brown to brown with elytra slightly lighter in apical half; entire dorsum covered by dense, golden setae forming wavy pattern, especially along elytral sides. Head with frontal area densely punctate, covered with adpressed golden setae; frontoclypeal suture weakly indicated, angulate medially; terminal maxillary palpomere ovoid in both sexes. Antenna in male extending 2 antennomeres beyond elytral apices, in female reaches elytral apices; scape relatively long, pedicel transverse; antennomere 3 shorter than scape, subequal to antennomere 4; both sexes antennomers 9–11 gradually shorter. Pronotum transverse, very densely punctate and setose; disc with two longitudinal admedian broadly separated tubercles; lateral edge with broad based sharp, posteriorly bent median projection. Scutellum convex with short setae. Elytra narrowly rounded to distinctly pointed apically; dorsum with three rows of sparse, shiny granules bearing bristles, additional smaller granules near lateral edges and apices; interspaces between granules very densely punctate and setose, feebly shiny. Legs. Femora not thickened apically, mid- and hind femora without dense setae. Male genitalia. Penis with two big sclerotized semicircular plates.

Types. “ Holotype | Mt. Tambourine , S.Q., 19 Dec 1925, A.Musgrave & G.P.Whitley | Tessaromma sordida McKeown   | K53790 View Materials ” (AM); “ Holotype | Q., Bunya Mts., N. Geary, 5.1.1938 | Tessaromma truncatispina McKeown   | Australian Museum K 289467” (AM).  

Material examined (14, ANIC; 3, QM; 1, SAM; 1, RDKC). Queensland: 13km SW by W of Gordonvale; Mt. Glorious ; Goodnight Scrub NP., approx. 40km WSW of Childers   ; Mt. Spec ; Kuranda; 9km SSW of Kuranda   ; Yarraman, 2.2km SE Bunya Mtns. New South Wales: Upper Lansdowne escarpment below Comboyne Plateau. South Australia: Mt. Lofty   .

Distribution (Fig. 6B). Rarely collected species, known from isolated localities in Queensland, NSW and South Australia.

Biological data. Several adults were reared from branches of Acradenia euodiiformis (F.Muell.) T.G.Hartley   [ RUTACEAE   ] collected on the Upper Lansdowne escarpment ( ANIC).

ANIC

Australian National Insect Collection

SAM

South African Museum

NSW

Royal Botanic Gardens, National Herbarium of New South Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cerambycidae

Genus

Phlyctaenodes

Loc

Phlyctaenodes sordidus (Mckeown)

Jin, Mengjie, Ślipiński, Adam, Keyzer, Roger De & Pang, Hong 2017
2017
Loc

Tessaromma sordida

Slipinski 2016: 238
2016
Loc

Tessaromma truncatispina

Slipinski 2016: 238
2016