Two new species, a new country record, and a key to the species of Aulonothroscus Horn (Coleoptera: Throscidae) from The Bahamas

  • Two new species of Aulonothroscus Horn are described from The Bahamas and a third species is newly reported. Aulonothroscus inawa new species is described from Great Inagua and Aulonothroscus sibateo new species is described from Eleuthera. Aulonothroscus convergens (Horn) is reported from Andros, providing an island and new country record. These are the fi rst Aulonothroscus identifi ed to species from the Lucayan Archipelago and from a West Indies locality other than Guadeloupe. A key to the species of Bahamian Aulonothroscus is provided.

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Author:Paul J. Johnson
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (0412)
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Part of Periodical
Date of Publication (online):2016/04/22
Year of first Publication:2015
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2016/04/22
Tag:Caribbean; Lucayan Archipelago; Paleoprovidence; West Indies; new country record; new species; throscid beetle
Page Number:8
First Page:1
Last Page:6
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell 3.0