A new genus and species of aquatic beetle, Caenelmis octomeria, from Kenya, Africa (Coleoptera: Elmidae: Elminae)

  • The new genus and species, Caenelmis octomeria, belonging to the Elmidae and subfamily Elminae, are described. Character states used for recognition of the new genus are illustrated by line drawings and scanning electron micrographs. The 8-segmented antenna of the new genus will readily distinguish it from the other 25 elmid genera knownfrom Africa.

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Author:Paul J. Spangler
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):2010/07/29
Year of first Publication:1996
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2010/07/29
Page Number:5
First Page:19
Last Page:23
Source:Gainesville : Insecta Mundi 10:1-4, S. 19-23
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 10 (1996)
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht