Craspedophorus ruficroides thomsoni,

Häckel, Martin, 2017, A contribution to the knowledge of the subfamily Panagaeinae Hope, 1838 from Africa. Part 3. Revision of the Craspedophorus strachani and C. brevicollis groups (Coleoptera: Carabidae), Zootaxa 4330 (1), pp. 1-67: 22

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4330.1.1

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scientific name

Craspedophorus ruficroides thomsoni
status

new subspecies

14b. Craspedophorus ruficroides thomsoni  new subspecies

( Plate 6View PLATE 6, Fig. 46–48, Plate 13View PLATE 13, Fig. 107)

Type locality. “ Cameroun [= Cameroon]”.

Type material. Holotype (♂): “ Cameroun / G. Schwab [handwritten in black on white label]// Lolodorf [handwritten in black on white label]// Museum of / Comparative / Zoology [printed in black on white label]//? Gabonicus / Thoms. [handwritten in black]/ P. Basilewsky det. 19[printed in black]86[handwritten in black on white label]// Coll. Mus  . Congo / Col. P. Basilewsky, 19 [printed in black on white label]” ( Plate 6View PLATE 6, Fig. 48, MRAC). Paratypes. 1♂: “RCA [ Sangha-Mbaéré prefecture], Ndoki NP  , Lac 1 / 02°28'51.0N 016°13'04.5E 26.- 28.I.2012, Exp. / Sangha 2012 P.Moretto leg” ( Plate 6View PLATE 6, Fig. 47, cMH)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀: “C Africa C-Cameroun / Region centre / Yaoundé env  . V –1991 ex coll. Moretto ” ( Plate 6View PLATE 6, Fig. 47, cMH). 1♀: “ Gabon / Bas-Ogoué [= Ogooué-Maritime Province]”  ; 1♂: [= Ogooué-Ivindo Province] Ivindo ”  ; 1♀: “[Moyen-Ogooué Province] Lambaréné ” ( MRAC). 

Description of holotype. Length 20.6 mm, width 8.2 mm. Head and pronotum same as in C. ruficroides ruficroides  , body somewhat larger (20.4–22.2 mm), elytra weakly more prolonged with humeral macula longer anteroposteriorly ( Plate 6View PLATE 6, Figs 44–48). Aedeagi seem to be very similar ( Plate 13View PLATE 13, Figs 106, 107).

Distribution. Central Africa, Cameroon, Gabon.

MRAC

Mus�e Royal de l�Afrique Centrale