Coptodera Dejean, 1825,

Aston, Paul, 2016, Catalogue and Bibliography of the Hong Kong Carabidae Latreille, 1802 (Coleoptera: Adephaga), with notes on the historic boundaries of Hong Kong as related to zoological collections, Zootaxa 4121 (3), pp. 201-257: 238

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Coptodera Dejean, 1825


Subgenus Coptodera Dejean, 1825 

Coptodera (Coptoderina) chaudoiri Andrewes, 1919 

Andrewes (1919 a) described this species from a specimen incorrectly identified as Somotrichus bicinctus ( Hope, 1845)  by Chaudoir, as this name is a synonym of S. unifasciatus ( Dejean, 1831)  . Chaudoir had received the specimen from Dohrn and was originally taken by Bowring in Hong Kong. Later, Andrewes (1921 b) listed a junior synonym of Coptodera chaudoiri  , namely Coptodera transversa Schmidt-Göbel, 1846  , as occurring in Hong Kong. The species was also listed as occurring in Hong Kong by Hua (2002) and Kabak (2003). Material: 1 ex. W.T., June 2011. Biology: Imago found June. Can be attracted to light, it is fully winged.