Phyllobaenus thomasi and P. turnbowi, two new species from Mexico and Belize (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Hydnocerinae: Hydnocerini)

  • John M. Leavengood, Jr.
Keywords: Checkered beetle, Michael Thomas, patronym


The two new species Phyllobaenus thomasi (Campeche, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo and Yucatán, Mexico, and Belize) and P. turnbowi (San Luis Potosi, Mexico), are described (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Hydnocerinae: Hydnocerini). The primary types are photographed and intrageneric relationships of the species are discussed.