Description. Male (Figs 1–2): length: 11.5–14.0 mm, humeral width: 2.5–3.9 mm.
Female (Figs 3, 3a): length:12.0–15.0 mm, humeral width: 3.0–4.5 mm. Body dark
brown to black, all with thick pubescence except ventral medial part. The pubescence
in dorsal view is black and ochre, forming quite complicated markings on head, pronotum
and elytra. The pubescence in ventral view is white. Head (dark brown to black
Fig. 2h); frons with ochre pubescence, with white pubescence along eyes (only lower
half ) and from genae to clypeus; pubescence of genae and temple white with ochre;
vertex with two parallel ochre stripes and one black stripe between upper eye lobes;
behind eyes striped with vittae of black, ochre, black, ochre and finally white (the
white pubescence surrounding lower half of inferior eye lobes); those vittae matching
with the vittae of prothorax except one additional black vitta before white ventral pubescence
on sides of prothorax. Antennae reddish brown mixing with black, scattered
with black bristles on undersides of 1st to 8th segments; tips of 3rd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th and
more than half apicalend of 5th, 7th, 9th segments, and the whole of 11th segment black,
other parts covered with ochre and white pubescence. Prothorax with a medial black
narrow stripe, then 6 stripes with alternating color of ochre and black on each side;
prosternum with white pubescence, which extends to procoxal cavity. Scutellum black
with ochre pubescence. Elytra black with complicated pubescent ochre stripes or vittae
(Figs 1, 3): each elytron provided with three longitudinal stripes starting from the
base, of which the middle one is the shortest, only reaching 3/10ths of elytron length;
two transverse wavy vittae just behind midpoint; apical 2/5ths somewhat half black half
ochre, with black apex. Sides of elytron covered with ochre pubescence except for the
ridges and a black vitta after humerus (Fig. 2). Ventral surface mostly dark brown to black, with sides covered with dense white pubescence (Fig 3a). Legs reddish brown to
black with white (sometimes mixed with some ochre) pubescence, especially middle
and tip of hind femora, part of hind tibia, and first three tarsal segments covering with
dense white pubescence.
Head slightly narrower than prothorax, closely punctured, feebly concave at vertex.
Eyes deeply emarginate, inferior eye lobes slightly higher (female) or twice as high
(male, Fig. 2h) as genae below it, width less than (female) or more than (male, Fig. 2h)
half of frons. Antennae exceeding elytral apex in both sexes, but male is slightly longer
than female; scape feebly thickened apicad, without any ridge, apex without cicatrix;
ratio of the length of segments (male): 17 : 2 : 23 : 22 : 19 : 17 : 15 : 14 : 13 : 12 : 15;
(female): 16 : 2 : 21 : 20 : 18 : 17 : 15 : 13 : 12 : 11 : 13.
Prothorax almost as broad as long (female) or slightly longer than broad (male),
swollen laterally before middle; disc feebly convex and closely punctured.
Elytra angled at humeri, slightly narrowed apically, each with two longitudinal
humeral ridges, first one beginning at humeri and not reaching to apex, second one
beginning after humeri and reaching apical outer spine; apex emarginated apically,
with shorter but sharp teeth at the suture, long sharp spine at the outer angle, disc with
coarse and irregular punctures.
Legs stout; middle tibiae obliquely grooved ecto-apically; hind femur reaching 5th
abdominal segment; 1st hind tarsal segment longer than following two segments combined
in both sexes; male claws appendiculate; female claws simple. Male genitalia (Figs 4–7): Tegmen approximately 3.4 mm in length; lateral lobes
can be divided into two parts (Figs 5a–5c), basal 1/3rd thinner, with fine soft hairs
in ventral groove (Fig. 5b), apical 2/3rds expanded in three directions (dorsal, ventral
and inner), with apex obliquely rounded (in both ventral and outer directions) and
with fine setae which are shorter than lateral lobes; ringed part elbowed in the widest
portion, converging; basal piece bifurcated distally; median lobe plus median struts
slightly curved (Fig. 6b), longer than tegmen in length; the median struts less than
half of the whole length of median lobe; dorsal plate shorter than ventral plate; apex of
ventral plate (Figs 6a, 6m, 7) pointed, apex a little sharp and curved to right side (in
ventral view); median foramen (Fig. 6m) slightly elongated; internal sac approximately
three times as long as median lobe, with 3–4 pieces of basal armature, two bands of
supporting armature and three unequally long rods; the longest rod approx. 1.8 mm,
roughly half the length of tegmen, the middle rod shortest. Ejaculatory duct single
(Fig. 7r). Tergite VIII (Fig. 4c) broader than long, apical margin tri-lobed, of which
the middle one is slightly longer than lateral ones; setae around sides slightly longer
than the middle ones.
Female genitalia (Fig. 8): Spermathecal capsule with a slender basal stalk and a
rounded apical orb, stalk more than twice the length of apical orb.
Diagnosis. Differs from other species of the genus Glenea by the complicated
black and ochre markings and some characters of the genitalia, especially the three
unequally long rods of the endophallus and the shape of the lateral lobes of the tegmen
in the male. It resembles G. diversimembris Pic in the color of the pubescent markings,
and the apex and humeral longitudinal ridges of the elytra, but differs in having
annulate antennae; elytron with two transverse wavy vittae just behind middle; apical
margin of tergite VIII (male) tri-lobed; apex of ventral plate of median lobe curved to
right side (male); spermathecal capsule with a slender basal stalk and a rounded apical
orb (spermathecal capsule of G. diversimembris without such rounded apical orb).
It resembles G. pallidipes Pic in the apex and longitudinal humeral ridges of the
elytra, apical margin of tergite VIII (male) with a median protruding lobe, apex of
ventral plate of median lobe curved to right side (male), spermathecal capsule with a
slender basal stalk and a rounded apical orb; but differs in having annulate antennae;
elytra with two transverse wavy vittae just behind middle; apical margin of tergite VIII
(male) tri-lobed (without such lateral lobes in G. pallidipes); the slender basal stalk of
spermathecal capsule not as curved as that of G. pallidipes.
From the color pattern, this species somewhat resembles Dystomorphus species (notatus
Pic, esakii Hayashi, piceae Holzschuh), but differs in lacking lateral tubercles on
the prothorax, the elytra bearing two longitudinal humeral ridges instead of one, and
the elytral apex having a long and sharp spine at the outer angle, and so on.
Etymology. The specific epithet is dedicated to Mr. Gentao Jin, a good collector,
who has collected many specimens for IZAS and SHEM.
Description from: Lin M, Dai L (2012) Description of a new species of the genus Glenea from Tibet, China (Coleoptera,
Cerambycidae, Lamiinae, Saperdini). ZooKeys 216: 5–11. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.216.3360