Scotocryptus,

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: 87

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.3797273

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4E4F5B3F-FFAD-870E-FF75-C991FA4BF530

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Scotocryptus
status

 

Key to Subgenera of Scotocryptus  (modified from Portevin, 1907 and Peck, 2003a)

1a Base of pronotum undulous, so that pronotal hind angles are prolonged behind; scutellum usually visible................................................................................................... subgenus Scotocryptus 

1b Base of pronotum nearly straight, so that hind angles are not prolonged behind; scutelllum usually not visible............................................................................................ subgenus Scotocryptopsis