The Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the Cayman Islands (West Indies), with descriptions of Tomarus adoceteus, new species (Pentodontini) and Caymania nitidissima, new genus and species (Phileurini)

  • The five genera and eight species of dynastine scarabs occurring in the Cayman Islands in the West Indies are reviewed. Two new, endemic species are described from Little Cayman, with supporting illustrations: Tomarus adoceteus Ratcliffe and Cave (Pentodontini), new species, and Caymania nitidissima Ratcliffe and Cave (Phileurini), new genus and species.

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Author:Brett C. Ratcliffe, Ronald D. Cave
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (0139)
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Part of Periodical
Date of Publication (online):2010/12/20
Year of first Publication:2010
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Contributing Corporation:Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc.
Release Date:2010/12/20
Page Number:15
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 57 Biowissenschaften; Biologie / 570 Biowissenschaften; Biologie
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht