Neopelatopini,

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: 16-17

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.3797483

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4E4F5B3F-FFF4-8748-FF75-C87BFA4BF339

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Plazi

scientific name

Neopelatopini
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Key to Genera of Neopelatopini  of Latin America (modified from Seago & Newton, 2009)

1a Dorsum apparently glabrous............................................................................. 2 1b Dorsum conspicuously, moderately setose.................................................................. 3 2a Antennae robust, antennomeres 6 – 10 (at least) transverse; head with two indistinctly-margined, lensless pale ocelli; elytra bicolored or uniformly pale or black; procoxal cavities posteriorly open................................. Neopelatops 

2b Antennae slender, antennomeres 6 – 7, 9 – 11 (at least) elongate; head without ocelli; elytra uniformly brown or reddish brown; procoxal cavities posteriorly closed by pronotal process.............................................. Capnosolius 

3a Head with pair of distinct pale ocelli with lenses; elytra confusedly punctate, without striae; procoxal cavities posteriorly open; aedeagal parameres absent....................................................................... Ragytodes 

3b Head without ocelli; elytra with distinct coarsely punctate and impressed striae; procoxal cavities posteriorly closed by pronotal process; aedeagal parameres present.......................................................... Sphaeropelatops