Rudolfina cavernicola Marshall & Fitzgerald, 1997

Paiero, Steven Mark & Marshall, Stephen A., 2020, A revision of the genus Rudolfina Roháček (Sphaeroceridae: Limosininae), European Journal of Taxonomy 593, pp. 1-48: 16-18

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Rudolfina cavernicola Marshall & Fitzgerald, 1997


Rudolfina cavernicola Marshall & Fitzgerald, 1997  

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Material examined

The original type series from Kremmer’s Cave was re-examined along with the following material.

MEXICO • 1 ♂; San Luis Potosí, Cueva de Cinquenta y Ocho, 5 km S of San Francisco, 40 km E of San Luis Potosí, Municipio de Zaraqoza ; 3000 m a.s.l.; 18 May 1972; Elliott, Ralph and Lynn leg.; DEBU   .


See Marshall and Fitzgerald 1997.


Nearctic: United States of America (AZ, CO); Mexico (San Luis Potosí, newly recorded here).


This species is newly recorded from Mexico. The illustration of this species that accompanied the original description ( Marshall & Fitzgerald 1997: fig. 1) includes what appears to be a large seta coming off the anterior base of the surstylus; this is an unsocketed laminate lobe.


Ontario Insect Collection, University of Guelph