Thopeutica petertaylori, a new tiger beetle species (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) from Mindanao, Philippines

  • Milton Norman D. Medina
  • Analyn A. Cabras
  • Jürgen Wiesner
Keywords: Cicindelini, diagnosis, Thopeutica, petertaylori, new species.


Thopeutica (Thopeutica) petertaylori Medina, Cabras and Wiesner (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae), new species, is described from the Cagan river, New Bataan, Mindanao. It is characterized by the metallic ground colour of the elytra, prominent middle tooth in the labrum, and bottle-shaped aedeagus with apical hook.