Rediscovery and Redescription of the Remarkable Phoenicus sanguinipennis Lacordaire ( Coleoptera : Cerambycidae : Trachyderini ) from the Dominican Republic

  • A. U.S.
  • Published 2017
Phoenicus sanguinipennis was described by Lacordaire in 1869 based on one male specimen of unknown origin. We rediscovered this species 135 years later in the Punta Cana region in La Altagracı́a Province of eastern Dominican Republic (18u30.4779N, 68u22.4999W). Twentyseven specimens were collected at lights and on dead Maclura tinctoria (Linnaeus) D. Don ex… CONTINUE READING