Cardiophorus carinatus (Coleoptera: Elateridae), an unusual new species from the Lake Wales Ridge (Florida, USA) and rediscovery of Cardiophorus robustus LeConte, 1853

  • Hume B Douglas 1Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C6, CANADA http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1722-7554
  • Blaine A Mathison 2150 E. First Ave., Unit 104, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84103, USA
Keywords: insect conservation, psammophilous, sand

Abstract

Cardiophorus carinatus Mathison and Douglas sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Elateridae) is described from the Lake Wales Ridge ecosystem of Florida, USA. In addition, C. robustus LeConte, 1853, is rediscovered in North America from Massachusetts, Maine, and Rhode Island.

 

Summario

Se describe Cardiophorus carinatus Mathison and Douglas sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Elateridae) del ecosistema de la banda de Lake Wales Ridge, Florida, EE. UU. Además, se redescubrió el C. robustus LeConte, 1853, en América del Norte en los estados de Massachusetts, Maine, y Rhode Island.

 

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Author Biography

Hume B Douglas, 1Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C6, CANADA

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Research Scientist

Published
2019-04-27
Section
Scientific Notes