A new species of Opatrinus (Coleoptera: Pedinini: Tenebrionidae) from Cuba

  • A new species of an endemic tenebrionid beetle, Opatrinus armasi, is described from the environs of San Antonio de los Banos, Havana Province. The new species is found living syntopically in this area with the more widespread 0. pullus. Comparisons with various populations of this latter species are made. Photographs of the beetles, drawing of pronotum, as well as males genitalia of both species are given.

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Author:Orlando H. Garrido, Esteban Gutierrez
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):2010/07/28
Year of first Publication:1994
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2010/07/28
Page Number:4
First Page:121
Last Page:124
Source:Gainesville, Fla. : Flora & Fauna Publ. - Insecta Mundi 08:1-2, S. 121-124
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 8 (1994)
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht