Euspilotus modestus

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Aballay F, Arriagada G, Flores G, Néstor D. Centeno (2013) An illustrated key to and diagnoses of the species of Histeridae (Coleoptera) associated with decaying carcasses in Argentina. ZooKeys 261 : 61–84, doi. Versioned wiki page: 2013-01-24, version 30227, https://species-id.net/w/index.php?title=Euspilotus_modestus&oldid=30227 , contributors (alphabetical order): Pensoft Publishers.

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title = {An illustrated key to and diagnoses of the species of Histeridae (Coleoptera) associated with decaying carcasses in Argentina},
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pages = {61--84},
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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Coleoptera
Familia: Histeridae
Genus: Euspilotus

Name

Euspilotus modestus (ErichsonWikispecies linkPensoft Profile

Diagnosis

Medium to large size (length: 2.5–4.0 mm, width: 2.4–2.7 mm). Body black to reddish. Pronotum with fine and sparse punctation on disc, larger and deeper on lateral area. Pronotal hypomeron glabrous in dorsal view. Elytron with finer and sparse punctation in the intervals on proximal half; distal half with coarse and dense punctation, apically the punctures form elongate wrinkles; elytral striae 1-4 well demarcated, 1-2 surpassing the middle of elytron on posterior half, 3-4 reduced to anterior half; with inner subhumeral stria well demarcated. Pygidium with coarse and dense punctation, with two short transverse grooves or two longitudinal depressions. Protibiae with outer margin expanded and 8–9 short, reddish denticles, the basal fourth very small.

Distribution

Argentina, Brazil, French Guiana, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela (Mazur 2011[1]; Aballay et al. 2008[2], 2012[3]).

Taxon Treatment

  • Aballay, F; Arriagada, G; Flores, G; Néstor D. Centeno, ; 2013: An illustrated key to and diagnoses of the species of Histeridae (Coleoptera) associated with decaying carcasses in Argentina ZooKeys, 261: 61-84. doi

Other References

  1. Mazur S (2011) A concise catalogue of the Histeridae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Warzaw University of Life Sciences, SGGW Press, 332 pp.
  2. Aballay F, Murúa A, Acosta J, Centeno N (2008) Primer registro de artropodofauna cadavérica en sustratos humanos y animales en San Juan, Argentina. Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 67: 157-163.
  3. Aballay F (2012) Estudios estacionales en composición, colonización y asociación de la entomofauna cadavérica, en relación a los estadios de descomposición en zonas áridas de llanura y de altura. PhD Thesis, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Buenos Aires province.

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