- 1905, in the Transactions of the American Entomological Society, volume 31, page 216:
- 4. P. californicum n. sp.
- Very similar in color and sculpture to seriatum. The form is, however, sensibly narrower, averaging very nearly two and one half times as long as wide, while in seriatum the length is ahout two and three- tenths times the width.
It might help if we knew what the Latin meant. Here are some Latin bgc hits. I didn't find it, or anything plausible beginning with "seri" in Lewis and Short online
, but classical Latin poets seem to have used it. DCDuring TALK 19:27, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
- The search picked up scannos for senatum and feriatum in classical Latin. There seem to be some real hits from Medieval or later Latin. DCDuring TALK 19:34, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
- Wikispecies has 14 entries with seriatum as species epithet, another 25 with seriatus, and 38 with seriata. DCDuring TALK 22:11, 25 March 2012 (UTC)
- See seriate "arranged in a series". DCDuring TALK 22:17, 25 March 2012 (UTC)