Teramocerus janthinus Boheman, 1840

Mantilleri, Antoine, 2016, Two New Species and New Records of Acratini (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea: Brentidae), The Coleopterists Bulletin 70 (2), pp. 243-248: 247-248

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1649/0010-065X-70.2.243

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FB7C308E-54C9-480F-87D9-165AB535A199

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8E5FD833-EA40-0D5A-37F3-DD1940097BBA

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scientific name

Teramocerus janthinus Boheman, 1840
status

 

Teramocerus janthinus Boheman, 1840  

Material Examined. Bolivia. 1 ♂, A. Boucard, ex coll. Senna ( MZUF)   .

Remarks. Mantilleri (2015a) already mentioned one male from Bolivia collected by Orbigny between Chiquitos and Mojos; this record was

considered doubtful because T. janthinus   is known from the eastern regions of Brazil. The study of specimens of different species of the tribe Acratini   from Senna’ s collection in MZUF, mostly coming from the well-known insect dealer Boucard, revealed several erroneous geographical data. Therefore, until a new and well-documented specimen is discovered, T. janthinus   should still be considered as occurring only in eastern Brazil.

MZUF

Museo Zoologico La Specola, Universita di Firenze