Corylophidae,

Leschen, Richard A. B. & Bowestead, Stanley, 2001, Synonymical Notes For Corylophidae And Cryptophagidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea), The Coleopterists Bulletin 55 (3), pp. 312-316: 312-314

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Corylophidae
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Corylophidae 

North American Peltinodinae 

Holopsis Broun, 1883: 498  . Type species: Holopsis nigellus Broun, 1883  (designated by Bowestead 1999).

Corylophodes Matthews, 1885: 160  . Type species: Corylophodes punctipennis Matthews, 1899  (designated by Paulian 1950). Synonymized by Matthews 1899: 145.

Bathona Casey, 1900: 62  . Type species: Bathona corolinae Casey, 1900  (here designated). New synonymy.

Peltinodes Paulian, 1950: 19  . Type species: Peltinodes gigas ( Abeille de Perrin, 1894)  (by monotypy). Synonymized by Bowestead 1999: 23.

Notes. We examined the type specimens described by Casey (1900) that led to the generic synonymy of Bathona  with Holopsis  . The new combinations

are Holopsis carolinae (Casey)  , H. virginica (Casey)  , H. convexa (Casey)  , and H. sphaericula (Casey)  . Peltinodinae  is a monogeneric subfamily that can be recognized by the basally open procoxal cavities (a key to the higher taxa is included in Bowestead 1999).

Material Examined ( USNM). United States: Bathona carolinae Casey  ; Lectotype female (present designation) labelled ‘‘N.C. [5 North Carolina], Casey bequest 1925, Type USNM 48390, Bathona carolinae Cas.  , det Holopsis carolinae (Casey)  by S. Bowestead’’. Bathona virginica Casey  ; labelled ‘‘Va [5 Virginia], Casey bequest 1925, virginica 3, Paratype USNM 48391, det Holopsis virginica (Casey)  by S. Bowestead’’.

North American Corylophinae  : Corylophini 

Microstagetus parvulus Wollaston, 1861  . New Record from North America.

Notes. A dissected female confirmed that the specimens collected in Oklahoma are M. parvulus  , a species introduced from the Palaearctic. Microstagetus  is a genus containing two species with an Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Afrotropical distribution. Of the two described genera of Old World Corylophini  , Microstagetus  can be distinguished from Corylophus Stephens  by having a small projecting plate on the anterior margin of the prosternum, antenna with antennomeres 4 and 6 well developed, and a vestigial spermatheca.

Material Examined (7, USNM). United States: Oklahoma, Latimer Co., VIII.1987, Karl Stephan, det Microstagetus  ? by J. Pakaluk, det Microstagetus parvulus Wollaston  , by S. Bowestead.

Neotropical Corylophinae  : Aenigmaticini 

Ectinocephalus Matthews, 1888: 105  . Type species: Ectinocephalus tropicus Matthews, 1888  (by monotypy).

Conodes Matthews, 1888: 107  . Type species: Conodes conicus Matthews, 1888  (by monotypy). New synonymy.

Notes. The synonymy of Conodes  with Ectinocephalus  was suggested previously by Pakaluk and Lawrence (1986) who included the genus in a paraphyletic Orthoperini  . Dissections of the female type specimens confirm the generic synonymy resulting in the new combination Ectinocephalus conicus (Matthews)  . Ectinocephalus  can be distinguished from other members of Aenigmaticini  by having the prothorax widest at the base and a 10­segmented antennal club.

Material Examined ( BMNH). Guatemala: ‘‘ Ectinocephalus tropicus Matthews  ; Lectotype female (present designation), labelled ’’ Ectinocephalus tropicus Capetillo Guat. Champion  [hand written by D. Sharp], figured, Capetillo Guatemala G. Champion (printed), Ectinocephalus tropicus  [hand written by A. Matthews]’’; and 1 paralectotype, female, same locality; labelled ‘‘Mason number 3, Matthews number 2, Matthews coll 1904­120, Ectinocephalus tropicus  [hand written by A. Matthews]’’. Conodes conicus Matthews (1888)  ; Lectotype female (present designation), labelled: ‘‘ Conodes conicus  Guatemala, Capetillo Guatemala G. Champion [hand written by D. Sharp], Capetillo Guatemala G. C. Champion [printed], Conodes conicus  [hand written by A. Matthews], det Ectinocephalus tropicus (Matthews)  by S. Bowestead’’; and 1 paralectotype, female, same locality, labelled ‘‘Mason number 4, Capetillo Guatemala G. C. Champion, Matthews coll 1904­120, Conodes conicus  [hand written by A. Matthews], det Ectinocephalus tropicus (Matthews)  by S. Bowestead’’.

North American Rypobiinae  : Gloeosomatini 

Gloeosoma Wollaston, 1854: 480  . Type species: Gloeosoma velox Wollaston, 1854  (by monotypy).

Moronillus Jacquelin du Val, 1854: 38  . Type species: Moronillus ruficollis Jacquelin du Val, 1854  (by monotypy). Synonymized by Jacquelin du Val 1859: 234.

Lewisium Matthews, 1899: 164  . Type species: Lewisium ceylonicum Matthews, 1899  (designated by Lucas 1920). Synonymized by Bowestead 1999: 129.

Gronevus Casey, 1900: 64  . Type species: Gronevus sticticus Casey, 1900  (here designated). New synonymy.

Sahlberginus Bruce, 1948: 33  . Type species: Sahlberginus inexpectatus Bruce, 1948  (by monotypy). Synonymized by Bowestead 1999: 129.

Notes. Casey (1900) described five species of Gronevus  and we examined two species to confirm the synonymy above resulting in the following new combinations: Gloeosoma sticticum (Casey)  , G. fuscicornis (Casey)  , G. truncatum (Casey)  , G. hesperum (Casey)  , G. laevis (Casey)  .

The tribe Gloeosomatini Bowestead  contains the genera: Gloeosoma Wollaston, 1854  and Catoptyx Matthews, 1887  . Gloeosoma  can be distinguished from Oriental genus Catoptyx  by the procoxal cavities elongate and the presence of a prosternal process, which is effaced in Catoptyx  and also has the anterior margin of the pronotum emarginate and thickened ventrally.

Material Examined ( USNM). United States: Gronevus sticticus Casey  ; Lectotype (not sexed, present designation) labelled ‘‘Ia [5 Iowa], Casey bequest 1925, Type USNM 48398, sticticus, det Gloeosoma sticticum (Casey)  by S. Bowestead’’. Gronevus hesperum  : labelled, ‘‘Ia [5 Iowa], Casey bequest 1925, hesperus 3, Paratype USNM 48396, det Gloeosoma hesperum (Casey)  by S. Bowestead’’.

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Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Corylophidae

Loc

Corylophidae

Leschen, Richard A. B. & Bowestead, Stanley 2001
2001
Loc

Peltinodes

Bowestead 1999: 23
Paulian 1950: 19
1950
Loc

Sahlberginus

Bowestead 1999: 129
Bruce 1948: 33
1948
Loc

Bathona

Casey 1900: 62
1900
Loc

Gronevus

Casey 1900: 64
1900
Loc

Lewisium

Bowestead 1999: 129
Matthews 1899: 164
1899
Loc

Ectinocephalus

Matthews 1888: 105
1888
Loc

Conodes

Matthews 1888: 107
1888
Loc

Corylophodes

Matthews 1899: 145
Matthews 1885: 160
1885
Loc

Holopsis

Broun & Revision of the New Zealand Cossonidae 1883: 498
1883
Loc

Moronillus

Jacquelin du Val 1859: 234
1859
Loc

Gloeosoma

Wollaston 1854: 480
1854