Alphitobius niger Ferrer, 1983

Schawaller, Wolfgang & Grimm, Roland, 2014, The genus Alphitobius Stephens (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Alphitobiini) in Africa and adjacent islands, ZooKeys 415, pp. 169-190: 180

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Alphitobius niger Ferrer, 1983


Alphitobius niger Ferrer, 1983 

Type specimens examined.

None, see remarks.


Unfortunately, this species was overlooked during the study, and was added here only during the review process. The species is said to be similar to Alphitobius ulomoides  , for diagnosis and figures see Ferrer (1983). Genal canthus projecting outwards beyond contours of eyes, pronotum widest near base, aedeagus with acute apicale, body length 8 mm.

Type locality.

"Lake Manyara".


Tanzania (type locality).