Mesocordylus Lacordaire

Anderson, Robert S., 2002, The Dryophthoridae of Costa Rica and Panama: Checklist with keys, new synonymy and descriptions of new species of Cactophagus, Mesocordylus, Metamasius and Rhodobaenus (Coleoptera; Curculionoi, Zootaxa 80, pp. 1-94: 16

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.156033

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scientific name

Mesocordylus Lacordaire
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Genus Mesocordylus Lacordaire 

Mesocordylus Lacordaire 1866: 314  .

Type species: Calandra subulata Germar 1824: 301  . Designation by Vaurie 1970: 3.

Twenty­seven species of Mesocordylus  are known from Mexico through to Argentina. There are eleven species of Mesocordylus  in Costa Rica and Panama. Of these eleven species, four are restricted to Costa Rica and Panama. One species is described herein as new.

Adults of Mesocordylus  are most frequently collected at lights and in flight intercept traps. Occasionally, adults are found associated with fallen logs. The immature stages are unknown. Vaurie (1970, 1973) revised the genus.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Dryophthoridae

Loc

Mesocordylus Lacordaire

Anderson, Robert S. 2002
2002
Loc

Mesocordylus

Lacordaire 1866: 314
1866