Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


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Insecta Mundi (January 2024) 1027: 1–9

Date of publication: January 26, 2024

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Published on January 26, 2024 by the Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc., P.O. Box 141874, Gainesville, Florida 32614-1874 United States



Identifications of recently collected Eucnemidae (Coleoptera: Elateroidea) borrowed from two collections have resulted in the discovery of two new species: Entomophthalmus abbreviatus Otto (Cuba) and Trigonopleurus cordobaalfaroi Otto (Guatemala and Louisiana, United States). Images of the two newly described species along with two New World Entomophthalmus Bonvouloir species for comparative purposes are included.


Las identificaciones de Eucnemidae (Coleoptera: Elateroidea) recolectados recientemente tomados de dos colecciones han resultado en el descubrimiento de dos nuevas especies: Entomophthalmus abbreviatus Otto (Cuba) y Trigonopleurus cordobaalfaroi Otto (Guatemala y Louisiana, United States). Se incluyen imágenes de las dos especies recientemente descritas junto con dos especies de Entomophthalmus Bonvouloir del Nuevo Mundo con fines comparativos.