oa African Entomology - Review and systematic placement of the Afrotropical genus Lacconotopedilus Pic (Coleoptera: Mycteridae: Lacconotinae)

Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The Afrotropical genus Lacconotopedilus Pic is reviewed, based on an examination of 39 adult specimens. The genus belongs in the subfamily Lacconotinae (Mycteridae), on the basis of salient features of the adult. Lacconotopedilus is redescriptionbed and compared with other genera of Lacconotinae and the male of L. singularicornis Pic is descriptionbed for the first time. A diagnosis, descriptionption and distribution map are provided for the two constituent species.

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