Epopterus Chevrolat

Arriaga-Varela, Emmanuel, Tomaszewska, Wioletta & Navarrete-Heredia, José Luis, 2007, A synopsis of the Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) of México, Zootaxa 1594, pp. 1-38: 23-24

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.178655

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Epopterus Chevrolat
status

 

Epopterus Chevrolat   in Dejean, 1836: 439.

Type species: Erotylus ocellatus Olivier, 1791   .

Neotropical genus with 64 species distributed from south México to South America   . According to Bousquet (2004) the name Epopterus   was first validated by Chevrolat (1836) in the fifth livrasion of Dejean's second edition of his catalogue, not by Chevrolat in 1844, as previously thought. One species with two subspecies in México.

52. E. partitus partitus Gerstaecker, 1858   .

Epopterus partitus Gerstaecker, 1858: 277   ; Gorham 1890: 130; Blackwelder 1945: 439. Epopterus partitus partitus Strohecker, 1953: 63   ; Strohecker 1997: 160.

Type locality: México: Yucatán.

Type material: lectotype in BMNH.

Distribution: México: YUC; Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá

53. E. partitus maculosus Gorham, 1890   .

Epopterus ocellatus maculosus Gorham, 1890: 129   ; Blackwelder 1945: 439.

Epopterus partitus maculosus Arrow, 1920: 48   ; Strohecker 1953: 63; Strohecker 1997: 160.

Type locality: Nicaragua: Chontales.

Type material: lectotype in BMNH.

Distribution: México: TAB; Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Endomychidae

Loc

Epopterus Chevrolat

Arriaga-Varela, Emmanuel, Tomaszewska, Wioletta & Navarrete-Heredia, José Luis 2007
2007
Loc

Epopterus ocellatus maculosus

Blackwelder 1945: 439
1945
Loc

Epopterus partitus maculosus

Strohecker 1997: 160
Strohecker 1953: 63
Arrow 1920: 48
1920
Loc

Epopterus partitus

Strohecker 1997: 160
Strohecker 1953: 63
Blackwelder 1945: 439
Gerstaecker 1858: 277
1858