oa Transvaal Museum Monographs - Revision of the subtribe Cryptochilina (Coleoptera : Tenebrionidae : Cryptochilini. References, Catalogue of the Cryptochillini, Gazetteer and Index

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN :



The tribe Cryptochilini consists of four subtribes, of which three are monotypical. The subtribe Cryptochilina comprises eight genera and 122 species which mostly occur in the western part of Southern Africa, from southern Angola to the western Cape. These beetles are strongly dependent on rainfall and green vegetation and adults may appear for a short time when favourable conditions prevail.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error