Glacicavicola, Westcott, 1968

Peck, Stewart B. & Newton, Alfred F., 2017, An Annotated Catalog of the Leiodidae (Coleoptera) of the Nearctic Region (Continental North America North of Mexico), The Coleopterists Bulletin 71 (2), pp. 211-258: 217-218

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http://doi.org/ 10.1649/0010-065X-71.2.211

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scientific name

Glacicavicola
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Genus GLACICAVICOLA Westcott, 1968  

Glacicavicola Westcott, 1968: 3   . Type species: Glacicavicola bathysciodes Westcott, 1968   (by original designation). Distribution. NW Nearctic (Idaho, Wyoming) (1 sp.).

G. bathysciodes Westcott, 1968: 3   . Holotype male in CASC. Type locality: Crystal Falls Cave (lava tube), Clark County, Idaho. North American distribution: USA: ID, WY (Fossil Mountain Ice Cave (limestone cave)). Unpublished new records (Dave Hubbard, personal communication 2001; specimens seen by T. C. Barr): ID; Clark County, Sand Lake Cave (ice cave), Icecapades Cave (ice cave). Fremont County, London Tunnel Cave (no ice). Gooding County, Jaw Dropper Cave (no ice). Biology: Eyeless inhabitant of lava tubes and limestone caves in habitats usually at near-freezing temperatures ( Westcott 1968; Peck 1974, 1981); also possibly in deep cold-humid rock crevices or talus slopes. Brain-eye histology: Optic lobes absent ( Larsen et al. 1979).

Subfamily CHOLEVINAE Kirby   The small carrion beetles

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Loc

Glacicavicola

Peck, Stewart B. & Newton, Alfred F. 2017
2017
Loc

Glacicavicola

Westcott, R. L. 1968: 3
1968
Loc

G. bathysciodes

Westcott, R. L. 1968: 3
1968