New species, new records and synonymy of Mexican Corthylus Erichson, 1834 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

  • Thomas H. Atkinson
Keywords: Ambrosia beetles, sexual dimorphism, declivital morphology


Ten new species of Corthylus Erichson (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) are described from Mexico: Corthylus spinosulus, new species,C. cristatus, new species,C. cristatulus,new species, C. granulocristatus, new species, C. poblanus, new species, C. ibarrai, new species, C. latisetosus, new species, C.burgosi, new species, C. granulosus, new species, and C. microcorthyloides, new species. Corthylus uniseptis Schedl, 1961 is synonymized with C. parvulus Blandford, 1904, new synonymy. Additional distribution records are given for Mexican species of Corthylus.