Creagrophorus Matthews,

Peck, Stewart B., Gnaspini, Pedro & Newton, Alfred F., 2020, Updated catalog and generic keys of the Leiodidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) of the Neotropical region (“ Latin America ”: Mexico, the West Indies, and Central and South America), Zootaxa 4741 (1), pp. 1-114: 86-87

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4741.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3797291

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Creagrophorus Matthews
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Genus Creagrophorus Matthews 

Creagrophorus Matthews, 1887: 82  . Type species: Creagrophorus hamatus Matthews  (2 species in original de-

scription, all as “new”— hamatus  , bihamatus  ); des. in Hatch, 1929b: 57 (not stated as taxonomic change). Note: Revised in Wheeler, 1979b.

Key: to species in Wheeler 1979b: 456; to species of West Indies in Peck & Cook, 2014: 6.

Distribution: 15 species—mostly Neotropical, Japan, India. Note: Undescribed species in Honduras (CMNH); Ecuador, Peru, Brazil (FMNH).

Biology: Feeding on fruiting bodies of puffball fungi (Gasteromycetes) in moist forests ( Newton, 1984).

C. bicolor Peck & Cook, 2014: 58  . Holotype male in SBPC [now in CMNC]. Type locality: 4 km SW La Marin, 14º27.8’ N 60º53.9’ W, 260 m, Morne Aca   GoogleMaps, Martinique (Lesser Antilles). Distribution: Lesser Antilles: Martinique.

C. bihamatus Matthews,1887: 84  ; Wheeler, 1979b: 458 (lectotype designation, redescription). No information about types in original description; Lectotype male (designated in Wheeler, 1979b; an additional female “ syntype ” examined) in BMNH. Type locality: Volcán de Chiriquí, [Chiriquí Province], Panama. Distribution: Panama: Chiriquí Province: known only from type locality.

C. cubensis Peck & Cook, 2014: 59  . Holotype male in SBPC [now in CMNC]. Type locality: Parque Nacional Gran Piedra , Meteorology Radar station, 1100 m, Santiago de Cuba Province, Cuba. Distribution: Cuba: Santiago de Cuba Province.

C. dominica Peck & Cook, 2014: 59  . Holotype male in SBPC [now in CMNC]. Type locality: Springfield Estate   GoogleMaps, ridgetop forest above Mt. Joy   GoogleMaps, 15º20.841’ N 61º22.000’ W, 550 m, Dominica (Lesser Antilles). Distribution: Lesser Antilles: Dominica.

C. hamatus Matthews, 1887: 83  ; Wheeler, 1979b: 458 (lectotype designation, redescription). No information about types in original description; Lectotype male (designated in Wheeler, 1979b [a single syntype specimen available at the collection]) in BMNH. Type locality (lectotype): Puebla, [Puebla State], Mexico. [Note: A second record in original description: Volcan de Chiriquí, [Chiriquí Province], Panama; but Hatch, 1929b: 58 cited only Mexico]. Distribution: Mexico: Puebla State; Panama: Chiriquí Province.

C. hispaniolensis Peck & Cook, 2014: 59  . Holotype male in WIBF.Type locality: Las Abejas, 18º09’03” N 71º37’48” W, 1225 m, Pedernales Province, Dominican Republic. Distribution   GoogleMaps: Dominican Republic: Pedernales Province.

C. jamaicensis Peck, 1972: 56  , 1978: 249 (no new record); Wheeler, 1979b: 461 (redescription); Peck & Cook, 2014: 58. Holotype male in INHS. Type locality: Hermitage Dam, 1750’, St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica. Distribution: Jamaica: Portland, St. Ann, and St. Andrew Parishes.

C. microdenticulus Peck & Cook, 2014: 60  . Holotype male in SBPC [now in CMNC]. Type locality: Parque Nacional Armando Bermudez , 1010 m, Cienaga, La Vega Province, Dominican Republic. Distribution: Dominican Republic: Barahona, Hato Mayor, and La Vega Provinces.

C. sanctalucia Peck & Cook, 2014: 60  . Holotype male in SBPC [now in CMNC]. Type locality: 6.5 km W Fox Grove Inn, 13º52.5’ N 60º56.4’ W, 300 m, Mon Repos   GoogleMaps, St. Lucia (Lesser Antilles). Distribution: Lesser Antilles: St. Lucia.

C. spinaculeus Wheeler, 1979b: 456  . Holotype male in USNM. Type locality: Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone, Panama. Distribution: Panama: Canal Zone: known only from type locality. Larvae: Wheeler, 1979b: 465.

C. unidentatus Peck & Cook, 2014: 61  . Holotype male in SBPC [now in CMNC]. Type locality: Hermitage Forest   GoogleMaps, 13º14.86’ N 61º12.77’ W, 340 m, E of Spring Village, St. Vincent ( West Indies   GoogleMaps). Distribution: Lesser Antilles: Grenada and St. Vincent.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

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Creagrophorus Matthews

Peck, Stewart B., Gnaspini, Pedro & Newton, Alfred F. 2020
2020
Loc

Creagrophorus

Matthews, A. 1887: 82
Loc

C. bicolor

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2014: 58
Loc

C. bihamatus

Wheeler, Q. D. 1979: 458
Matthews, A. 1887: 84
Loc

C. cubensis

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2014: 59
Loc

C. dominica

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2014: 59
Loc

C. hamatus

Wheeler, Q. D. 1979: 458
Hatch, M. H. 1929: 58
Matthews, A. 1887: 83
Loc

C. hispaniolensis

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2014: 59
Loc

C. jamaicensis

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2014: 58
Wheeler, Q. D. 1979: 461
Peck, S. B. 1978: 249
Peck, S. B. 1972: 56
Loc

C. microdenticulus

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2014: 60
Loc

C. sanctalucia

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2014: 60
Loc

C. spinaculeus

Wheeler, Q. D. 1979: 456
Wheeler, Q. D. 1979: 465
Loc

C. unidentatus

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2014: 61