Cryptobatis Eschscholtz 1829

Erwin, Terry L., 2004, The beetle family Carabidae of Costa Rica: The genera of the Cryptobatida group of subtribe Agrina, tribe Lebiini, with new species and notes on their way of life (Insecta: Coleoptera), Zootaxa 662, pp. 1-54: 19-20

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.158702

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scientific name

Cryptobatis Eschscholtz 1829
status

 

Cryptobatis Eschscholtz 1829 

Cryptobatis Eschscholtz 1829: 7  . Type species: Lebia cyanoptera Dejean 1825: 258  (original monotypy). Type area of type species: Brazil.

Aspasia Dejean 1831: 279  . Type species: Lebia cyanoptera Dejean 1825: 258  (original

designation). Synonymized by Chaudoir 1877: 207.

Cryptobasis  auctt.

Diagnosis. (cf. Fig. 13) Head and pronotum smooth, not punctate, pale in color markedly contrasting with dark elytra. Antennomere 4 multisetiferous from basal third to apex, in addition to apical ring setae. Pronotum with lateral margin moderately or markedly reflexed from base to apex. Elytron at basal third depressed, surface uneven, without trace of tubercles, laterally at apical third with large callus. Male endophallus with flagellum; flagellum apex not barbed.

Geographic distribution. This genus is widespread in the Neotropical Region from México (Turnbow collection, G. Ball, pers. comm.) south to Brazil, Bolivia, and east to French Guiana.

Notes. Eight species are known in this genus, most of which occur only in South America.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Loc

Cryptobatis Eschscholtz 1829

Erwin, Terry L. 2004

2004
Loc

Cryptobatis

Eschscholtz 1829: 7Dejean 1825: 258

Loc

Aspasia

Dejean 1825: 258