Scotocryptus melitophilus, (Reitter, 1881: 88),

Peck, Stewart B., Gnaspini, Pedro & Newton, Alfred F., 2020, Updated catalog and generic keys of the Leiodidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) of the Neotropical region (“ Latin America ”: Mexico, the West Indies, and Central and South America), Zootaxa 4741 (1), pp. 1-114: 89

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4741.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2F901615-D948-4C68-81E9-75282F594BAF

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3797265

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4E4F5B3F-FFA3-8700-FF75-CFADFA93F3B4

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scientific name

Scotocryptus melitophilus
status

 

S. melitophilus ( Reitter, 1881: 88) 

(in footnote) ( Apharia  ), 1884: 92 comb. (in key; not stated as taxonomic change); Wasmann, 1904: 485; Portevin, 1907: 81; Hatch in Salt, 1929: 451; Salt, 1929: 452; Peck, 2003a: 73 (redescription). No information about types in original description [based on the description, the author had specimens of both sexes];

? Syntypes in MNHN.

Type locality: Cayenne, [ French Guiana] [from Brazil, in error, in Portevin, 1907: 81].

Distribution: Brazil: Pará, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo States; Colombia: Amazonas and Magdalena Departments; Costa Rica: Cartago Province; Ecuador: Pichincha Province; French Guiana; Guyana ( British Guiana) [Kamakusa—Note: An old collecting site, on the Mazaruni river, about 40 km E of the Merume mountains (SBP, personal data)]; Panama: Colón, Darién, and Panamá Provinces. Biology: Wasmann, 1904: 482 – 483; Bezerra et al., 2000 (adaptive behavior with host); Peck, 2003a: 73.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Genus

Scotocryptus

Loc

Scotocryptus melitophilus

Peck, Stewart B., Gnaspini, Pedro & Newton, Alfred F. 2020
2020
Loc

S. melitophilus (

Peck, S. B. 2003: 73
Peck, S. B. 2003: 73
Salt, G. 1929: 451
Salt, G. 1929: 452
Portevin, G. 1907: 81
Portevin, G. 1907: 81
Wasmann, E. 1904: 485
Wasmann, E. 1904: 482
Reitter, E. 1881: 88
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