Mesodietta Peck & Cook

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: 73-74

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3797319

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scientific name

Mesodietta Peck & Cook
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Subgenus Mesodietta Peck & Cook 

Mesodietta Peck & Cook, 2003: 793  (as subgenus of Dietta  ). Type species: Dietta sharpi Matthews  (orig. des.; as “ Mesodietta sharpi (Matthews)  ”).

D. esmeraldas Peck & Cook, 2003: 794  . Holotype male in SBPC [now in CMNC]. Type locality: Bilsa, 0º20’0” S 79º43’0” W, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador [see discussion about type locality in Peck & Cook, 2003]. Distribution: Ecuador: Esmeraldas Province: known only from type locality.

D. latidens Peck & Cook, 2003: 795  . Holotype male in CMNC. Type locality: 2 km N Santa Cruz, Zacapa Department, Guatemala. Distribution : Belize [Cayo District, Chiquibul National Park, Doyle’s Delight, Dry Creek trail, 950 – 1100 m; new country record, FSCA; SBP, personal data]; Guatemala: Zacapa Department.

D. lobidens Peck & Cook, 2003: 796  . Holotype female in USNM. Type locality: San Salvador, [San Salvador Department], El Salvador. Distribution : El Salvador: San Salvador Department: known only from type locality.

D. mesoamericana Peck & Cook, 2003: 797  . Holotype male in CMNC. Type locality: Rincon de Osa, 8º41.144’ N 83º31.117’ W, 50 m, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. Distribution   GoogleMaps: Costa Rica: Alajuela, Guanacaste Heredia, Limón, Puntarenas, and San José Provinces   GoogleMaps; Honduras: Atlántida, Cortés, and Olancho Departments   GoogleMaps; Nicaragua: Granada Department; Panama: Canal Zone   GoogleMaps, Coclé, Colón, and Panamá Provinces.

D. mexicana Peck & Cook, 2003: 799  . Holotype male in CMNC. Type locality: 7 km E Huatusco, 1250 m, Veracruz State, Mexico. Distribution : Mexico: Chiapas and Veracruz States.

D. puntarenas Peck & Cook, 2003: 800  . Holotype female in INBIO. Type locality: Estación Biológica , Las Alturas , 1500 m, Coto Brus, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. Distribution: Costa Rica: Puntarenas Province: known only from type locality.

D. rectispina Peck & Cook, 2003: 801  . Holotype male in CMNC. Type locality: Monteverde Biology Station, 10º19.672’ N 84º42.141’ W, 1515 m, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. Distribution   GoogleMaps: Costa Rica: Alajuela, Cartago, Guanacaste, Heredia, Puntarenas, and San José Provinces   GoogleMaps; Panama: Chiriquí, Darién, and Panamá Provinces.

D. sharpi Matthews, 1887: 89  ; Hlisnikovský, 1968: 170; Peck & Cook, 2003: 803 (holotype seen; assignment to subgenus). Holotype [a single specimen in original description, assumed as holotype; sex and depository not given] female in BMNH [in Peck & Cook, 2003]. Type locality: Volcán de Chiriquí, 3000 ft., [Chiriquí Province], Panama. Distribution: Costa Rica: Alajuela, Guanacaste, Heredia, Limón, Puntarenas, and San José Provinces; Nicaragua: Matagalpa and Río San Juan Departments; Panama: Chiriquí Province.

D. uncinata Peck & Cook, 2003: 807  . Holotype male in CMNC. Type locality: Cerro Pelota , 1500 m, 4 km N Santa Clara, Chiriquí Province; Panama. Distribution: Costa Rica: Puntarenas Province; Panama: Chiriquí Province.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

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Mesodietta Peck & Cook

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

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 793
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D. esmeraldas

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 794
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D. latidens

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 795
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D. lobidens

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 796
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D. mesoamericana

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 797
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D. mexicana

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 799
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D. puntarenas

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 800
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D. rectispina

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 801
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D. sharpi

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 803
Hlisnikovsky, J. 1968: 170
Matthews, A. 1887: 89
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D. uncinata

Peck, S. B. & Cook, J. 2003: 807