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Cerambycidae of the World

Leptostylopsis milleri (Fisher, 1932)

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Leptostylopsis milleri (Fisher, 1932)
Leptostylopsis milleri (Fisher, 1932)
Male imago
Image from: Lingafelter SW, Micheli CJ (2009) Th e genus Leptostylopsis of Hispaniola (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Acanthocinini). ZooKeys 17: 1-55. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.17.217. (c) - Lingafelter SW, Micheli CJ (2009)
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Synonyms
Leptostylus milleri Fisher, 1932 ([Holotype] Dominican Republic: Rio San Juan USNM)
Leptostylopsis milleri Gilmour, 1963 (Lingafelter & Micheli, 2009)
Countries and regions
Antilles islands (Dominican Republic)
Museums
Description
Diagnosis. Th is species is recognized most easily by the pattern of ochraceous, black,
and iridescent green pubescence on the pronotum and elytra. Superfi cially it is similar
to L. viridicomus and L. chlorescens, but those species have more extensive green
iridescence. Leptostylopsis milleri also has iridescent green setae between the antennal
tubercles, generally more developed than in L. viridicomus. It is further distinguished
by its uniformly dark tarsi and by the setae atop the elytral tubercles that tend to be
semierect (as in L. viridicomus) and not appressed as in L. annulipes. It further diff ers
from L. annulipes in lacking distinct ochraceous pubescence patches on the pronotum
and elytral base, and diff ers from L. viridicomus in having a subhumeral black macula
which is absent in L. viridicomus.


Diagnosis from: Lingafelter SW, Micheli CJ (2009) Th e genus Leptostylopsis of Hispaniola (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Acanthocinini).ZooKeys 17: 1-55. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.17.217
Biotope
Genotype
Last revision
09 September 2014 00:35 by Arvids Barsevskis
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