Perigona Laporte, 1835

Bousquet, Yves, 2012, Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico, ZooKeys 245, pp. 1-1722: 781

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.245.3416

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:68FE3835-2401-43A7-96E2-CF26532F7A60

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scientific name

Perigona Laporte, 1835
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Genus Perigona Laporte, 1835  

Perigona   Laporte, 1835: 151. Type species: Perigona pallida   Laporte, 1835 by monotypy. Etymology. Uncertain, either from the Greek peri (around, near, very) and gone (offspring) or from Perigone, daughter of the brigand Sinis. According to Desmarest (1851: 104), the name derives from the Greek peri and gonia (angle) [feminine].

Diversity.

Excluding the subcosmopolitan Perigona nigriceps   , about 105 species (Lorenz 2005: 438-439) in the temperate, subtropical, and tropical areas of the Nearctic (one species), Neotropical (twelve species), Australian (about 17 species), Oriental (about 30 species), eastern Palaearctic (five species), and Afrotropical (about 40 species) Regions. These species are arrayed in 12 subgenera: Cryptoperigona   Perrault (one Neotropical species), Euripogena   Basilewsky (four Afrotropical species), Euryperigona   Jeannel (three species in the Philippines, Indonesia, and New Guinea), Hirtoperigona   Perrault9 (two Oriental species), Neoperigona   Perrault (three Neotropical species), Perigona   s.str. (57 species in the Old World as well as the Neotropical and Australian Regions), Perigonillus   Jeannel (three Afrotropical species), Ripogena   Jeannel (ten Afrotropical species), Trechicus   (18 species), Typhlonestra   Jeannel (one Oriental and one Afrotropical species), Xenogona   Jeannel (one Afrotropical species), and Xenogonilla   Basilewsky (one Afrotropical species).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Hexapoda

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Loc

Perigona Laporte, 1835

Bousquet, Yves 2012
2012
Loc

Perigona

Laporte 1835
1835
Loc

Perigona pallida

Laporte 1835
1835