Echinocoleus Horn, 1885

Peck, Stewart B. & Newton, Alfred F., 2017, An Annotated Catalog of the Leiodidae (Coleoptera) of the Nearctic Region (Continental North America North of Mexico), The Coleopterists Bulletin 71 (2), pp. 211-258: 226

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http://doi.org/ 10.1649/0010-065X-71.2.211

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5458123

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scientific name

Echinocoleus Horn, 1885
status

 

Subgenus Echinocoleus Horn, 1885  

Echinocoleus Horn, 1885: 136   . Type species: Echinocoleus setiger Horn, 1885   (by monotypy). Transferred from genus to subgenus status by Peck and Gnaspini (1997a).

Distribution. S USA, possibly Mexico (4 species).

P. (E.) acutus Peck and Gnaspini, 1997a: 98   . Holotype male in FSCA. Type locality: near Deerland , Okaloosa County, FL. North American distribution: USA: AL, FL, GA. Biology : Inhabitant of harvester ant nests.

P. (E.) chihuahuensis ( Peck, 1976a: 56)   ( Echinocoleus   ); Peck and Gnaspini 1997a: 101. Holotype female in MCZC. Type locality: 5.5 mi N Pine Springs, 5300’ elev., Guadalupe Mts. , Culberson County, Texas. North American distribution: USA: CO, ID, NM, TX, UT. Biology : Inhabits harvester ant nests. Extra-limital distribution: Probably Mexico.

P. (E.) setiger ( Horn, 1885: 136)   ( Echinocoleus   ); Peck 1976a: 53 (Echinocholeus); Peck and Gnaspini 1997a: 102. Lectotype male in MCZC (designated by Peck 1976a: 53). Type locality: “ Arizona ”. North American distribution: USA: CA, AZ. Biology: Inhabits nests of harvester ants ( Pogonomyrmex   and Aphaenogaster Mayr   (= Novomessor Emery   )) (MacKay and MacKay 1983; MacKay 1983). Extra-limital distribution: Probably Mexico.

P. (E.) sonorensis ( Peck, 1976a: 54)   ( Echinocoleus   ); Peck and Gnaspini 1997a: 103. Holotype male in MCZC. Type locality: Tucson, Pima County, Arizona. North American distribution: USA: AZ. Biology: Inhabits harvester ant ( Pogonomyrmex   ) nests. Extra-limital distribution: Probably Mexico.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Loc

Echinocoleus Horn, 1885

Peck, Stewart B. & Newton, Alfred F. 2017
2017
Loc

P. (E.) chihuahuensis ( Peck, 1976a: 56 )

Peck, S. B. 1976: 56
1976
Loc

P. (E.) sonorensis ( Peck, 1976a: 54 )

Peck, S. B. 1976: 54
1976
Loc

Echinocoleus

Horn, G. H. 1885: 136
1885
Loc

P. (E.) setiger (

Peck, S. B. 1976: 53
Peck, S. B. 1976: 53
Horn, G. H. 1885: 136
1885