Scotocryptus meliponiops, Davis & Gonzalez, 2008: 162

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: 88

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-FFAC-870F-FF75-C802FB33F5B8

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Scotocryptus meliponiops
status

 

S. meliponiops Davis & Gonzalez, 2008: 162   .

Holotype male in UNCB.

Type locality: Cunday, 4°00’33.5” N 74°44’21.5” W, 470 m, Tolima Department, Colombia.

Distribution: Colombia: Tolima Department: known only from type locality.

Biology: Davis & Gonzalez, 2008 (in nests of Melipona fuscipes Friese   ).

Note: This species was not originally assigned to subgenus, but we understand that the authors intended to assign it to the subgenus Scotocryptus   , and it fits the diagnostic characters of this subgenus.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Genus

Scotocryptus

Loc

Scotocryptus meliponiops

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

S. meliponiops

Davis, S. R. & Gonzalez, V. H. 2008: 162
2008