Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Systematic revision and cladistic analysis of the Neotropical genus Chroaptomus Sharp (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), with descriptions of two new species

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Insect Systematics & Evolution

The genus Chroaptomus Sharp, 1885 (Staphylininae: Staphylinini), distributed from central Mexico to northwestern Argentina, is revised using characters of external morphology, including sexual dimorphism, and male and female genitalia. Chroaptomus comprises five species, of which two are described as new: C. centralis Chani-Posse and C. mexicanus Chani-Posse and Navarrete-Heredia. Other valid species of the genus are: C. flagrans (Erichson), C. regalis Sharp and C. coelites (Erichson) stat. rev. Lectotypes are designated for C. flagrans (Erichson) and C. regalis Sharp. Belonuchus richteri (Bernhauer), comb. n. is excluded from Chroaptomus. Belonuchus castaneus, new name, is proposed for Belonuchus richteri Bernhauer, 1922, which is a junior secondary homonym of Belonuchus richteri (Bernhauer, 1912). This article includes a redescription of the genus, redescriptions or descriptions of its five species, an identification key, photographs illustrating sexual dimorphic characters, drawings of genital features, a cladogram and a distribution map. The cladistic analysis shows that Chroaptomus comprises a natural group of five species, characterized by nine synapomorphies from the external morphology and male genitalia.

Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/187631206788831452
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/187631206788831452
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/187631206788831452
2006-10-01
2016-12-09

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Insect Systematics & Evolution — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation