Gnathymenus kestrus HERMAN , 1981, HERMAN, 1981

Assing, Volker, 2015, New species and additional records of Dolicaonina from Ecuador (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 47 (2), pp. 1119-1132: 1120

publication ID

persistent identifier

treatment provided by


scientific name

Gnathymenus kestrus HERMAN , 1981


Gnathymenus kestrus HERMAN, 1981  

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Ecuador: 233, Pichincha, Pasochoa , 0°25'S, 78°31'W, 3000 m, 26.VII.2006, leg. Giachino ( SMNS) GoogleMaps   ; 13, same data, but 2940 m, leg. Picciau (cAss) GoogleMaps   .

C o m m e n t: The original description of G. kestrus   is based on two males from Pichincha province ( HERMAN 1981). The species was subsequently recorded from three localities in Imbabura, Nacto, and Pichincha by ROUGEMONT (2014).


Staatliches Museum fuer Naturkund Stuttgart