Ceroctis interna (Harold, 1879)

Bologna, Marco A., Amore, Valentina & Pitzalis, Monica, 2018, Meloidae of Namibia (Coleoptera): taxonomy and faunistics with biogeographic and ecological notes, Zootaxa 4373 (1), pp. 1-141: 52

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4373.1.1

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5990564

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F72687E4-FFA4-FFFE-FF5F-FBDEFC6A4A4D

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scientific name

Ceroctis interna
status

 

Ceroctis interna   species group

Only the following Namibian species belongs to this group, mainly distributed in central Africa, phenetically well distinct by the elytral pattern characterized by the unicolour red apex of elytra and transverse fasciae. The group includes at least: C. angolana Borchmann, 1940   (which could be a symomym of C. blanda   ); C. blanda ( Péringuey, 1892)   ; C. congoana (Duvivier, 1890)   ; C. interna (Harold, 1879)   .

Ceroctis blanda ( Péringuey, 1892)   ( Fig. 3G View FIGURE 3 )

Mylabris blanda Péringuey, 1892  

Distribution. Angola, Botswana, northern Namibia   , northwestern South Africa, and Zaire. Material esamine and literature records. [Kavango] Ndiyona: Niangana, 18.0000°S 20.6833°E ( SMWN). [Otjozondjupa] Okahandja: Okahandja, 21.9833°S 16.9167°E ( SMWN).

Other records: Ovampoland ( Péringuey 1909, type locality; Pardo 1 958b); Namibia ( Bologna 2000a)   . Remarks. The holotype of this species was examined at SAMC.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Meloidae

Genus

Ceroctis

Loc

Ceroctis interna

Bologna, Marco A., Amore, Valentina & Pitzalis, Monica 2018
2018
Loc

Mylabris blanda Péringuey, 1892

Peringuey 1892
1892