Alphitobius grandis Fairmaire, 1897

Schawaller, Wolfgang & Grimm, Roland, 2014, The genus Alphitobius Stephens (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Alphitobiini) in Africa and adjacent islands, ZooKeys 415, pp. 169-190: 175

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/50BD695C-B648-AABB-544C-52E6C1FE7227

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scientific name

Alphitobius grandis Fairmaire, 1897
status

 

Alphitobius grandis Fairmaire, 1897 

Remarks.

Material of this taxon is unknown to the authors. The type is said to be 9 mm long ( Fairmaire 1897), the antennae are relatively short ("assez courtes et robustes"), the anterior corners of the pronotum are rectangular ("presque droit"), and the elytra have weak striae with large punctures ("stries assez peu profondes, mais fortement ponctués”).

Type locality.

“Madagascar”.

Distribution.

Madagascar.