oa African Entomology - Review and systematic placement of the Afrotropical genus Lacconotopedilus Pic (Coleoptera: Mycteridae: Lacconotinae)
|Article Title||Review and systematic placement of the Afrotropical genus Lacconotopedilus Pic (Coleoptera: Mycteridae: Lacconotinae)|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Affiliations||1 Section of Invertebrate Zoology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh|
|Publication Date||Jan 1997|
|Pages||51 - 56|
|Keyword(s)||Africa, Coleoptera, Mycteridae, Redescription and Sexual dimorphism|
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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