Records and descriptions of Costa Rican Cerambycidae, Part 1: the Turrialba Valley

  • Records from the Turrialba Valley region of Costa Rica are given for species of Cerambycidae heretofore unknown from Central America, or for which no previous specific information was recorded. The following species are recorded from Central America for the first time: Sphallambyx chabrillaci, Cycnoderus barbatus, Cylicasta nysa, Oncideres minuta, Dufauxia sp. indet., Onalcidion fibrosum, Nyssodrysola corticalis, Neoeutrypanus mutilatus, Anisopodus affinis, and Lithargyrus melzeri. Previously unrecorded locality or behavioral data are given for Xenochroma azurea, Chontalia cyanicolor, Omosarotes singularis, and Cephalodina crassiceps. New taxa described are: Ommata (Ecliptophanes) tommyi, sp. n., Eupogonius cryptus, sp. n., Jamesia ericksoni, sp. n., Oreodera lezamai, sp. n., Leptostylus lividus sp. n., Colobothina, gen. n., C. perplexa, sp.n.

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Author:Frank T. Hovore
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:12
First Page:249
Last Page:260
Source:Gainesville : Insecta Mundi 03:4, S. 249-260
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