New species, new records and synonymy of Brazilian species of Hypothenemus Westwood, 1834 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

  • Thomas H. Atkinson
  • Carlos A.H. Flechtmann
Keywords: Trypophloeini, pygmy bark beetles

Abstract

Eight new species of  Hypothenemus Westwood (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) are described from Brazil and Peru: H. subsulcatus Atkinson and Flechtmann new species, H. wilsoni Atkinson and Flechtmann new species, H. murariae Atkinson and Flechtmann new species, H. lunzi Atkinson and Flechtmann new species,H. cordeiroi Atkinson and Flechtmann new species, H. concavodeclivis Atkinson and Flechtmann new species, H. foelkelae Atkinson and Flechtmann new species, H. olzenoi Atkinson and Flechtmann new species. Fifteen species are recorded from Brazil for the first time, including H. aulmanni, a new record from the Western Hemisphere. New synonymies affecting Brazilian species include H. ebenus Wood 2007 = H. crudiae (Panzer, 1791) and Stephanoderes parallelus Hopkins 1915 = H. plumeriae (Nordlinger, 1856).

Published
2021-02-09