Chrysina optima (H. W. Bates, 1888)

Moore, Matthew R., Jameson, Mary L., Garner, Beulah H., Audibert, Cedric, Smith, Andrew B. T. & Seidel, Matthias, 2017, Synopsis of the pelidnotine scarabs (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Rutelinae, Rutelini) and annotated catalog of the species and subspecies, ZooKeys 666, pp. 1-349: 1

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.666.9191

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scientific name

Chrysina optima (H. W. Bates, 1888)
status

 

Chrysina optima (H. W. Bates, 1888) 

Plusiotis optima  H. W. Bates, 1888: 279 [original combination].

Chrysina optima  (H. W. Bates) [new combination by Hawks 2001: 8].

synonym. Plusiotis melior  Rothschild & Jordan, 1894

Plusiotis melior  Rothschild & Jordan, 1894: 506 [original combination].

Plusiotis optima var. melior  Rothschild and Jordan [new infrasubspecific status by Ohaus 1934b: 64].

Plusiotis optima melior  (Rothschild and Jordan) [new subspecific status by Machatschke 1972: 16].

Plusiotis optima  H. W. Bates [syn. by Morón 1990: 47].

Distribution.

COSTA RICA: Cartago (H. W. Bates 1888, Nonfried 1892, Rothschild and Jordan 1894, H. W. Bates 1888, Ohaus 1918, 1934b, Blackwelder 1944, Machatschke 1972, Morón 1990, Thomas et al. 2006, Krajcik 2008). PANAMA: Chiriquí ( Morón 1990, Ratcliffe 2002, Thomas et al. 2006).

Types.

1 ♂ holotype of Plusiotis optima  at BMNH (Natural History Museum 2014).