Cholevinae, Kirby, 1837

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: 19

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.3797451

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4E4F5B3F-FFE9-874A-FF75-CD35FA4AF1E6

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Plazi

scientific name

Cholevinae
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Key to Tribes of Cholevinae  of Latin America (modified from Newton, 1998)

1a Mesocoxal cavities narrowly separated by prolonged mesoventral process........................................ 2

1b Mesocoxal cavities contiguous........................................................................... 3

2a Head with strongly elevated occipital crest; maxillary palp with segment 4 shorter than 3, conical; prosternum normal, horizontal before coxae; abdominal tergum 7 with basolateral carina; protibia sometimes (in Proptomaphaginus  ) with external comb of short spines.............................................................................. Ptomaphagini 

2b Head with occipital crest which is weak or absent mesally; maxillary palp with segment 4 much longer than 3, fusiform; prosternum flared ventrad to form precoxal cowling; abdominal tergum 7 not carinate; protibia always with lateral external comb of short spines................................................................................ Eucatopini 

3a Male genital segment reduced, short and ringlike; elytra not transversely striolate; Mexico.................... Cholevini 

3b Male genital segment well developed, tubular; elytra usually transversely striolate (except Falkocholeva  , from Chile and Argentina); widespread........................................................................... Anemadini