Species name

Diabrotica piceonotata Jacoby 1887: 531


Type locality

Bugaba, Panama


Type depository

BMNH, holotype, male, verified



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.


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