Roraima carinata

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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Coleoptera
Familia: Elmidae
Genus: Roraima

Name

Roraima carinata Kodada & Jäch, 1999Wikispecies linkPensoft Profile

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For complete species description and genitalia illustrations see Kodada and Jäch 1999[1].

Material examined

“SE-Venezuela, Bolívar state, Mt. Roraima; the stream below the waterfall on the south-west face of the Mt. Roraima; which crosses a tourist pathway to Mt. Roraima plateau; ca. 2000 m a.s.l, 3. Feb. 1999” (1 Holotype, NMW).

Diagnosis

This species can be distinguished from all other laraine Elmidae in South America by its large size and distinctive appearance. Roraima carinata is the only laraine species larger than 5.0 mm that possesses strongly carinate elytra (Fig. 93) and strongly clubbed antennae. Additionally, the shape of the pronotum is distinct among the Larainae (Fig. 94). The only other species that has carinate elytra is Hexanchorus leleupi Delève, and that species is smaller than 5.0 mm and has filiform antennae.

Intraspecific variation

Roraima carinata varies in length from 5.1–5.2 mm and slightly in color.

Distribution and habitat

This species is known only from the high elevation type locality. Kodada and Jäch (1999)[1] reported that the aquatic samples which included this species came from a small (ca. 1 m wide) shaded stream with a gravel substrate crossing the tourist path on the southwestern slope of Mount Roraima, in Bolívar State, Venezuela (Fig. 2).

Associated species

The unusual species Neblinagena doyeli was found near the Roraima carinata collection site, but at a lower elevation.

Taxon Treatment

  • Maier, C; 2013: A revision of the Larainae (Coleoptera, Elmidae) of Venezuela, with description of nine new species ZooKeys, 329: 33-91. doi

Other References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kodada J, Jäch M (1999) Roraima carinata gen. et sp. nov. and Neblinagena doylei sp. nov., two Larainae from Mount Roraima, Venezuela (Coleoptera: Elmidae). Entomological Problems 30(1): 13-30.

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