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Species name

Diabrotica piceonotata Jacoby 1887: 531

 

Type locality

Bugaba, Panama

 

Type depository

BMNH, holotype, male, verified

 

Diagnosis

Body length 8.5-8.7 mm. Body width 4.2-4.4 mm. Head basic color green. Antennae filiform, antennomeres 1-5 light cadmium, 6-7 gray, 8-10 sulphur yellow, 11 cinnamon brown. Maxillary palpi black or amber brown, labrum black or piceous. Pronotum green or cress green, infuscated, subquadrate, nonfoveate, shagreened with microsculptural narrow, long meshes. Scutellum black. Elytra uniformly cress green, narrowly margined with chestnut. Elytral epipleura completely green, sutural angle of elytra dentiform, punctation scattered, fine. Abdomen chestnut. Tarsomeres 1-2 pale olivine, 3-4 chestnut, tibiae pale olivine, femora black or chestnut. Aedeagus symmetric, with five internal sac sclerites.

 

Known distribution

Panama

 

Host plants

Unknown