Amithao Thomson, 1878, Thomson, 1878

Ratcliffe, Brett C., 2004, Lectotype designations in the New World Gymnetini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae), Zootaxa 729, pp. 1-19: 5

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.158354

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scientific name

Amithao Thomson, 1878
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Genus Amithao Thomson, 1878  

Cotinis cavifrons Burmeister, 1842: 263   . Lectotype male ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 1 – 9 ) at MLUH, labeled: my red lectotype label. Lectotype here designated.

This specimen is in the Burmeister collection and lacks any labels. Burmeister’s description was based on two specimens, a male and female. The location of the female specimen remains unknown.

Desicasta metallica Janson, 1885: 146   . Lectotype male ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 1 – 9 ) at RMNH, labeled: Costa Rica (V. Peiltan) / D. metallica, Jans.   , male symbol, Type / Desicasta metallica, O. Jans.   , Type, Cent. Amer. / Museum Leiden, verz. F. T. Valck Lucassen (O. E. Janson) / Type / my red lectotype label. Lectotype here designated. Lectoallotype female at RMNH, labeled: Veragua / female symbol / Museum Leiden verz. F. T. Valck Lucassen (O. E. Janson) / Type / D. metallica   O.J., female symbol, Type / my lectoallotype label.

Cotinis erythropus moreletii Blanchard, 1850: 33   . Lectotype male ( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 1 – 9 ) at MNHN, labeled: 37, 49 (on small circular label) / G. moreletii, Type, Bl. / Type / Museum Paris, Amérique Cent., A. morelet 1849 / my red lectotype label. Lectotype here designated. Lectoallotype female at MNHN with same label information and with my red lectoallotype label.

MLUH

Martin Luther Universitaet

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cetoniidae

Loc

Amithao Thomson, 1878

Ratcliffe, Brett C. 2004
2004
Loc

Desicasta metallica

Janson 1885: 146
1885
Loc

Cotinis erythropus moreletii

Blanchard 1850: 33
1850
Loc

Cotinis cavifrons

Burmeister 1842: 263
1842