Cerambycidae of the World

Callimetopus danilevskyi Barševskis, 2015

Countries and regions
Philippines (Luzon)
Callimetopus danilevskyi sp. n.
(Fig. 2)
Type material. Holotype: Male, Philippines:
Luzon Isl., Nueva Vizcaya, Kasibu, 09.2014,
local collector leg. (DUBC)
General distribution: Philippines: Luzon Isl.
(Fig. 1).
Description. Body brown, with light luster and
dense pubescence. Length: 15.0 mm, width: 4.9
Head flat, trapezoidal, widest between eyes,
with slightly convex eyes and slightly extended
cheeks. Head between eyes and antennal bases
with longitudinal keel, surface along keel
whith coarse punctation and golden – yellow
pubescence. Anterior part of head also with
golden - yellow pubescence, without pale
spots, slightly darkened in basal part. Labrum
pubescent, with long dense golden-yellow
pubescence. Basal part of labrum shiny, with
very sparse pubescence. Clypeus transverse,
matt. First antennomere dark, thickened, with
dense golden-yellow pubescence and with
several small dark brown spots; remaining
antennomeres brown; 3rd antennomere
than 4th, with light pubescence.
Pronotum almost cylindrical, expanded laterally
before middle, dark brown, pubescent, with
acute basal angles and sparse coarse punctation.
Dorsal disc of pronotum in basal part with
indistinct spot of white tomentum, darkened in
frontal part. Scutellum rounded apically, with
dense golden- yellow pubescence.
Elytra brown, glossy, slightly flattened before
middle and widely slightly impressed, on both
sides with protrunded humps behind shoulders,
finely punctate. Basis of elytra concaved at
shoulders. Each elytron with two dark brown
spots behind middle part. Elytra with grey
almost rhomboidal area between spots, here and
there with few small dark brown spots. Along
suture located narrow flat elevation, more
expressed in apical part. Apex of elytra without
sharp projections, rounded, with many long
dark hairs.
Bottom side of body covered with dense golden
- yellow pubescence and small brown spots.
Legs dark brown, with dense golden tomentum.
Tarsomeres brown, covered by golden - yellow
Differential diagnosis. The new species is
similar to C. lazarevi sp. n. (Fig. 4) and C.
ornatus (Fig. 6), but differs from these species
by shape of surface and coloration of body.
Basal and apical part of elytra of new specieswith four dark brown spots, with grey almost
rhomboidal area between, but by C. lazarevi sp.
n and C. ornatus coloration of elytra different.
Each elytron of C. lazarevi sp. n behind middle
with dark brown oval spot and white wavy lines;
C. ornatus with three black spots: one of them
more small, located behind shoulder, second
spot is located in lateral part of elytra under
shoulders, third large spot is located behind
middle. All spots are more or less rounded,
with white lines. Pronotum of new species pale,
darkened in frontal part only; C. ornatus with
black pronotum, but pronotum of C. lazarevi sp.
n is dark brown.
Etymology. This species is named after my
colleague, the famous Russian cerambycidologist
Mikhail Danilevsky (Moscow, Russia) in
of cooperation.
Last revision
10 October 2015 23:52 by Arvids Barsevskis
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