Ptomaphagus,

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: 57

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.3797353

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4E4F5B3F-FFC3-8760-FF75-CFAEFA4BF30F

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Plazi

scientific name

Ptomaphagus
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Key to Subgenera of Ptomaphagus  of Latin America (from Peck et al., 1998a)

1a Antennal club long, beginning with segment IV or at summit of III, club segments laterally expanded; Mexico to Brazil...........................................................................................subgenus Tupania 

1b Antennal club normal, beginning with segment VI or VII...................................................... 2

2a Body flatter; with erect setae; modified for life with harvester ants; probably in Mexico...subgenus Echinocoleus  [see Note]

2b Body less flat; setae recumbent; not modified for life with harvester ants............................ subgenus Adelops