Ptomaphagus (Adelops), Tellkampf 1844

Peck, Stewart B., 2003, Four New Species Of Ptomaphagus From Costa Rica And Panama (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae: Ptomaphagini), The Coleopterists Bulletin 57 (4), pp. 405-412: 408

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Ptomaphagus (Adelops)


Subgenus Adelops Tellkampf 1844  

The following new species fit into the ‘‘cavernicola species group,’’ based on the complex twists in their spermathecae. This group contains species in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala ( Peck 1973, 1977; Peck et al. 1998).