Palaechtodes Brinck, 1948,

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Palaechtodes Brinck, 1948


Palaechtodes Brinck, 1948 

Palaechtodes  Brinck, 1948: 50.

Type species.

Palaechthus cossonoides  C. O. Waterhouse, 1884 (by original designation).


Medium-sized (7.0-7.5 mm); vestiture of seta-like scales and setae; rostral dorsal carinae present; pronotum subclyndrical.


Palaechtodes  is the sister genus to both Paleachthus and Tristanodes  . Oberprieler (1992) considered that the distinction between Palaechtodes  and Palaechthus  needs to be reevaluated.

Species included.

Palaechtodes cossonoides  (C. O. Waterhouse, 1884).

Geographical distribution.

Tristan da Cunha-Gough islands ( Brinck 1948).

Material examined.

Palaechtodes cossonoides  (BMNH).