New country and state records, and other notes for Mexican Buprestidae (Coleoptera)

  • Treatment is provided for 224 species and subspecies in the genera Acherusia, Acmaeodera, Actenodes, Agaeocera, Agrilus, Anthaxia, Brachys, Buprestis, Chalcangium, Chrysobothris, Colobogaster, Cyphothorax, Dicerca, Dismorpha, Euchroma, Hiperantha, Hylaeogena, Leiopleura, Lius, Mixochlorus, Omochyseus, Pachyschelus, Polycesta, Psiloptera, Spectralia, Taphrocerus, Tetragonoschema, Thrincopyge, Trypantius and Tyndaris. Of these, 44 are recorded for the first time from Mexico and 175 represent new state records. Adult host and/or habitat information is provided, usually from the label data, for 93 of the taxa. Larval host records are indicated for Chrysobothris analis LeConte, C. capitata Gory and Laporte, C. multistigmosa (Mannerheim) and C. sallei Waterhouse. Acmaeodera sinaloensis Duges has been discovered to breed in bamboo. A major taxonomic character of C. multistigmosa is discussed.

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Author:Richard L. Westcott, Thomas H. Atkinson, Henry A. Hespenheide, Gayle H. Nelson
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2010/07/08
Year of first Publication:1989
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2010/07/08
Page Number:16
First Page:217
Last Page:232
Source:Gainesville : Insecta Mundi 03:3, S. 217-232
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Insecta Mundi / Insecta Mundi, Volume 3 (1989)
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht