Creagrophorus Matthews,

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: 86

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3797291

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scientific name

Creagrophorus Matthews
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Genus Creagrophorus Matthews 

Creagrophorus Matthews, 1887: 82  . Type species: Creagrophorus hamatus Matthews  (2 species in original de-

scription, all as “new”— hamatus  , bihamatus  ); des. in Hatch, 1929b: 57 (not stated as taxonomic change). Note: Revised in Wheeler, 1979b.

Key: to species in Wheeler 1979b: 456; to species of West Indies in Peck & Cook, 2014: 6.

Distribution: 15 species—mostly Neotropical, Japan, India. Note: Undescribed species in Honduras (CMNH); Ecuador, Peru, Brazil (FMNH).

Biology: Feeding on fruiting bodies of puffball fungi (Gasteromycetes) in moist forests ( Newton, 1984).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Loc

Creagrophorus Matthews

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

Creagrophorus

Matthews, A. 1887: 82
1887