Agathidium difficile, Matthews, 1887: 76,

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: 69

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.4472492

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4E4F5B3F-FFBF-871C-FF75-CD35FBC0F094

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Agathidium difficile
status

 

A. difficile Matthews, 1887: 76  ;

Hlisnikovský, 1964a: 232; Miller & Wheeler, 2005b: 163 (lectotype designation). No information about types given in original description;

Lectotype female (designated in Miller & Wheeler, 2005b; who mentioned number of specimens not given in original description, one single specimen available for study) in BMNH.

Type locality: Cerro de Plumas [= Cerro de Palmas, in Veracruz State, according to Selander & Vaurie (1962), but as Mexico State in Miller & Wheeler (2005b), without explanation], Mexico.

Distribution: Mexico: Veracruz State: known only from type locality.

Note: The species is of uncertain status because the lectotype is a female.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Genus

Agathidium