Dissochaetus cubensis Peck 1999

Peck, Stewart B. & Cook, Joyce, 2014, A review of the small carrion beetles and the round fungus beetles of the West Indies (Coleoptera: Leiodidae), with descriptions of two new genera and 61 new species., Insecta Mundi 2014 (397), pp. 1-76: 10

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5184089

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5192170

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scientific name

Dissochaetus cubensis Peck 1999
status

 

Dissochaetus cubensis Peck 1999  

Figures 12–14 View Figures 12–24

Dissochaetus cubensis Peck 1999: 606. Holotype male in CMNC, seen. Type locality: Gran Piedra, Santiago de Cuba Province, Cuba.  

Diagnosis. Total length 2.0– 2.5 mm. Dark brown; mouthparts, antennomeres I, II and XI and legs paler; elytra pruinose; pubescence reddish yellow. Head finely, densely punctate. Antennae when laid back reaching slightly beyond base of pronotum. Antennomeres VII–X wider than long. Eyes large. Pronotum granulate, transverse, widest at basal one-third; sides rounded, posterior angles obtuse. Elytral sides evenly rounded, apices separately evenly rounded. Fully winged. Large metatibial spur longer than first metatarsal segment. Male first protarsomere about as wide as protibial apex. Median lobe of aedeagus ( Fig. 12 View Figures 12–24 ) elongate, drawn out apically, bearing a pair of short setae laterally before apex. Parameres ( Fig. 12 View Figures 12–24 ) extending beyond apex of median lobe, inwardly curved apically; each paramere bearing two apical setae. Inverted internal sac ( Fig. 13 View Figures 12–24 ) with two pairs of large sclerites. Male genital segment ( Fig. 14 View Figures 12–24 ) longer than wide; sternite lobes with long, straight and thin midline projection; pleurites trilobed, longer lobes bearing long setae.

Distribution. Known only from Cuba. Previously known localities, records in Peck (1999) are: Cuba. Santiago de Cuba Province. Gran Piedra National Park, 1100 m. elevation.

New records. None.

Remarks. Occurring in upper elevation forest.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Genus

Dissochaetus

Loc

Dissochaetus cubensis Peck 1999

Peck, Stewart B. & Cook, Joyce 2014
2014
Loc

Dissochaetus cubensis

Peck, S. B. 1999: 606
1999