Talipedini Deitz, 1975

Selected references
Deitz 1975a
McKamey 1998a
Sakakibara 2012a
Overview
Sakakibara (2012a) redefined the tribe Talipedini (see Diagnosic characters, below) to include three genera: Erechtia, Pseuderechtia, and Talipes.
Taxon images
Talipedini
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1. Talipes appendiculatus, female...
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2. Talipes appendiculatus, female...
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3. Talipes appendiculatus, male...
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4.Pseuderechtia neivai, female
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5.Pseuderechtia neivai, female
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6.Pseuderechtia neivai, male
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7.Erechtia gibbosa, female
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8.Erechtia gibbosa, female
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9.Erechtia gibbosa, male
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10.Erechtia sallaei, female
 
Distribution
Neotropical region: Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, French Guyana, Peru, Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Mexico; also one questionable report from India (Indomalayan region).
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Diagnostic characters
Pronotum globose with carinae and rugae; posterior process triangular and acuminate, with latero-apical carinae uniting with median carina apically. Pro- and mesothoracic tibiae spatulate (mesothoracic tibiae often weakly foliaceous). Metathoracic tibiae clavate, with cucullate setae in rows I and II (row II usually reduced), row III absent; tarsi shorter than either pro- and mesothoracic tarsi. (Modified from Sakakibara 2012a)
Taxonomic constituents
Prepared by
Lewis L. Deitz, Albino M. Sakakibara, Matthew S. Wallace, and Mark J. Rothschild, 13 Feb 2013.