Trigonopterus obsidianus

Trigonopterus obsidianus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Curculionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Curculionoidea

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

NameEdit

  • 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.

ReferencesEdit

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