Trigonopterus obsidianus

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Trigonopterus obsidianus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Curculionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Superfamilia: Curculionoidea

Familia: Curculionidae
Subfamilia: Molytinae
Tribus: Cryptorhynchini
Subtribus: Tylodina
Genus: Trigonopterus
Species: Trigonopterus obsidianus

Name[edit]

  • Trigonopterus obsidianus Van Dam & Riedel, 2016: 133–135, fig. 2.
Type locality: Papua New Guinea, West New Britain Prov., E of Silali Village, Nakanai Range, S05°31.233', E151°03.343', 800 m.
Holotype: ANIC, ARC4216 (GenBank # KU888896), ♂, 21-22-XI-2014, from foliage.
Etymology: This epithet is based on the Latin adjective obsidianus and refers to the color of the polished mineral obsidian, which resembles the pronotum and elytra of this species.

References[edit]

Van Dam M, Laufa R, Riedel A (2016) Four new species of Trigonopterus Fauvel from the island of New Britain (Coleoptera, Curculionidae). ZooKeys 582: 129–141, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.582.7709