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Dorcus125
Member Nathrius

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Posted - 12/04/2017 :  03:30:48  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote

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Please clarify, this is Derobrachus megacles (Bates, 1884) ???
Label: Santa Martha, Veracruz, Mexico. 19.VII.2016. 850 mts. 70 mm.

dryobius
Member Rosenbergia

USA
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Posted - 12/04/2017 :  04:28:42  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
There is a publication with a key to Derobrachus by Santos-Silva (2007).

Your specimen is a female. Some species in this genus are impossible to identify from one photograph. It might be D. megacles which is common in some areas of Mexico such as Jalisco.

Was there a male specimen supplied with this female?
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Capitaine
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France
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Posted - 12/04/2017 :  11:10:40  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
I don't see if your specimen has the apex of elytrae spiny ?
With this pronotum granulated and antennal joints spiny, it looks like a female of D. procerus...

Claude

Edited by - Capitaine on 12/04/2017 11:35:01
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