Eucatops Portevin,

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: 36-37

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3797397

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Eucatops Portevin
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Genus Eucatops Portevin 

Eucatops Portevin, 1903a: 162  ; Jeannel, 1936: 46 (redescription). Type species: Eucatops curvipes Portevin  (5 species in original description, all as “new”— curvipes  , ater  , grouvellei  , rufescens  , oblongus  ); des. in Jeannel, 1922: 39 (not stated as taxonomic change).

Distribution: Neotropical. Note: One undetermined (?undescribed) species (subgenus Eucatops  ) from Tobago Island (of Trinidad and Tobago) (Peck et al., 2002: 12); Salgado (2003b: 58) “describes” an undetermined species (in subgenus Eucatops  ) based on 2 females from Ecuador (it might have been described afterwards, because Salgado described species from the same locality, but no further reference to this material was made by that author).

Biology: Carrion scavenger in forests; some species seemingly are in ant nests.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Loc

Eucatops Portevin

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

Eucatops

Jeannel, R. 1936: 46
Jeannel, R. 1922: 39
Portevin, G. 1903: 162
1903