Alphitobius kochi Ardoin, 1958

Schawaller, Wolfgang & Grimm, Roland, 2014, The genus Alphitobius Stephens (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Alphitobiini) in Africa and adjacent islands, ZooKeys 415, pp. 169-190: 176-177

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.415.6676

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:23D45EAE-2FBE-42D2-9BA6-E3775704C29D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1C9E35CE-0986-730C-15D1-0579210A7081

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scientific name

Alphitobius kochi Ardoin, 1958
status

 

Alphitobius kochi Ardoin, 1958  Figs 9, 25

Type specimens examined.

Cameroon, N’Kongsamba, XI.1956, leg. J. Cantaloube, 4 paratypes TMSA, 2 paratypes NHMB, 1 paratype MNB, 1 paratype ZSM.

New material.

Cameroon, Bambui, 9 miles NE Bamenda, 1450 m, 29.X.1966, leg. E. S. Ross & K. Lorenzen, 1 ex. CRA. - Cameroon, Doala, 10 m, 20.X.1966, leg. E. S. Ross & K. Lorenzen, 7 ex. CRA, 2 ex. SMNS, 1 ex. CRG. - Ivory Coast, 10 miles SE Touba, 420 m, 20.VIII.1966, leg. E. S. Ross & K. Lorenzen, 12 ex. CRA, 2 ex. SMNS. - Liberia, Cari Suakoko, 17.III.1988, leg. F.-T. Krell, 1 ex. SMNS. - Togo/Ghana, border area, Brou fou, 27.X.1984, leg. K. Erber, 1 ex. SMNS.

Type locality.

“N’Kongsamba”.

Distribution.

Cameroon (type locality), Ivory Coast ( Ardoin 1969, Bremer and Girard 1996); Liberia, Togo, Ghana (new records).