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Species name

Diabrotica jamaicensis Bryant 1924: 251

 

Type locality

Cinchona, Jamaica

 

Type depository

BMNH, holotype, male, verified

 

Diagnosis

Body length 5.0-5.9 mm. Body width 2.6-3.1 mm. Head basic color black. Antennae filiform, bi- or tricolored, antennomere 1 and 9-10 sulphur yellow, antennomeres 2-3 yellow, antennomeres 4-8 gradually infuscated, antennomere 11 brussels brown. Maxillary palpi and labrum black or piceous. Pronotum yellow or mustard yellow, subquadrate, nonfoveate, not shagreened. Scutellum piceous or black. Elytra yellow or rufous, vittate black, curved inwards to the middle, not extending to the apex. Elytral epipleura completely yellow. Sutural angle of elytra round, punctation dense, fine. Abdomen yellow. Tarsi and tibiae black or piceous. Femora uniform yellow. Aedeagus symmetric, with four internal sac sclerites.

 

Known distribution

Jamaica

 

Host plants

Unknown