Escalonia, Jin & Ślipiński & Keyzer & Pang, 2017

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: 80-81

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4277.1.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:75C87DF2-0749-4B30-BB4E-9CD23BB26F7B

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C923A732-C27F-3421-FF6B-4A33FA3EFEA3

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Plazi

scientific name

Escalonia
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Key to the species of Escalonia  

1 Elytra emarginate at apex, elytral costa 1 oblique and connected to costa 2 ( Fig. 5A View FIGURE 5 ); pronotal disc with a distinctive gravel shaped dark brown marking on basomedial raised areas..................................... E. loxleyae (McKeown)  

- Elytra more or less truncate at apex, never emarginate, elytral costae different; pronotal disc without a well-defined dark brown marking on basomedial raised areas....................................................................... 2

2 Elytra with obvious brown longitudinal stripes on weak costae, interrupted by oblique yellow stripe near middle ( Fig. 5 View FIGURE 5 G); pronotum bicoloured........................................................New Guinea E. intricata (Gressitt)  

- Elytral costae not in contrastive colour, only subparallel ridges; pronotum unicolour; Australia........................ 3

3 Head darker than pale yellow pronotum; elytra as in Figure 5 View FIGURE 5 D; dorsal surfaces smooth between punctures, strongly shiny........................................................................................ E. surprise   sp. nov.

- Head and pronotum brown; elytra as in Figure 5 View FIGURE 5 F; dorsal surfaces reticulate between punctures, feebly shiny................................................................................................... E. carolinae   sp. nov