Dissochaetus obscurus, Portevin, 1903 a: 162,

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: 27

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Dissochaetus obscurus


D. obscurus Portevin, 1903a: 162  ;

Jeannel, 1936: 152 (assignment to group ovalis); Salgado, 2010b: 151, 163 (assignment to group), 2013a: 81, 2014c: 125; Peck & Cook, 2016: 83 (possible type seen), 2017: 97.

Holotype male [a single specimen in original description, assumed as holotype] in MNHN [original description refers to [probably] Grouvelle collection; Jeannel, 1936 refers to Pic collection; in poor condition, in Peck & Cook, 2016, 2017].

Type locality: Marcapata, [Cuzco Department [as “Province de Quichua” in Jeannel, 1936]], Peru.

Distribution: Bolivia: Cochabamba Department; Costa Rica: Alajuela, Cartago, and Puntarenas Provinces; Guatemala: Alta Verapaz Department; Honduras: Olancho Department; Mexico: Chiapas, Hidalgo, Oaxaca. Puebla, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, and Veracruz States; Nicaragua: Matagalpa Department; Peru: Cuzco Department.


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