0139. The Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the Cayman Islands (West Indies), with descriptions of <I>Tomarus adoceteus</I> , new species (Pentodontini) and <I>Caymania nitidissima</I> , new genus and species (Phileurini)

  • Brett C. Ratcliffe
  • Ronald D. Cave

Abstract

The five genera and eight species of dynastine scarabs occurring in the Cayman Islands in the West Indies are reviewed. Two new, endemic species are described from Little Cayman, with supporting illustrations: Tomarus adoceteus Ratcliffe and Cave (Pentodontini), new species, and Caymania nitidissima Ratcliffe and Cave (Phileurini), new genus and species.
Published
2010-09-24