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A new species of Drapetes Megerle (Coleoptera: Elateridae), with taxonomic summaries and a key to the species of northern North America.

  title={A new species of Drapetes Megerle (Coleoptera: Elateridae), with taxonomic summaries and a key to the species of northern North America.},
  author={Paul J. Johnson},
Seven species of Drapetes Megerle (Coleoptera: Elateridae) are recognized from northern North America. Drapetes chiricahua new species is described from southeastern Arizona and north-central New Mexico. Drapetes parallelus Van Dyke is a senior homonym of Drapetes paralellus Cobos by variant spelling, and a new synonym of Drapetes cylindricus Fall. Drapetes paralellus Cobos is replaced with Drapetes cobosi new name. Drapetes clarki Bonvouloir is not a North American species and is given a… Expand
New species of Elateridae ( Coleoptera ) from Madre de Dios , Peru , with new taxonomic changes and distribution records
1 Insect Biodiversity Lab, Box 2207A, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007. U.S.A. 2 Snow Entomological Museum, 1501 Crestline Ave, Suite 140, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045,Expand
General Overview of Saproxylic Coleoptera
A broad survey of saproxylic beetles (Coleoptera) from literature and personal observations was conducted, and extensive references were included to serve as a single resource on the topic. ResultsExpand


North American Ground-Beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Excluding Cicindelinae) Described by Thomas Say: Designation of Lectotypes and Neotypes
INTRODUCTION Thomas Say (I787-834) was the ounder o scientific entomology and conchology in North America. He described an immense number o insects o all orders, among the Carabidae (incl.Expand
On the Provenance of Boheman's “Eugenies Resa” Carabidae (Coleoptera) Allegedly Described from Hawaii
Five carabid beetle species described from the Hawaiian Islands, Polynesia are shown to be properly attributed to the American biogeographic region, with their type localities corrected to either Central America or Pacific South America. Expand
The Phylogeny of the Elateridae Based on Larval Characters.
The object of the present paper is to accentuate the value of studies of the larval characters in attempting a natural classification of the Coleoptera, and to present a new arrangement of theExpand
The Entomological Collection of Thomas Say
The 770 remaining specimens of the entomological collection of Thomas Say presently housed in the Museum of Comparative Zoology are catalogued for the first time, including 71 specimens representingExpand
An Annotated List of Phytophagous Insects Collected on Immature Black Walnut Trees in Southern Illinois
An annotated list of phytophagous insects on immature black walnut in southern Illinois was compiled between 26 April, 1974, and 9 October, 1975, and Lepidoptera (about 80 species collected) were responsible for the majority of damage observed. Expand
Thomas Say's weevils, with special reference to his Curculionites pamphlet and the extant type material.
  • J. Prena
  • History, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
  • 2013
The historical background for one specific component of Thomas Say's entomological oeuvre is presented, i.e., the Curculionites pamphlet (Say 1831-32), which resulted in the only comprehensive publication on North American weevils to date (LeConte and Horn 1876) and constitutes an impressive landmark. Expand
Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, north of Mexico
Revision of the Throscidae of North America (Coleoptera)