Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

March 1996


Insecta Mundi, published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, is available online at Copyright © by W. Muchmore.


The genus Mundochthonius Chamberlin is generally Holarctic in distribution, with only a single species describedfrom amore southern area, namely M. mexicanus Muchmore (1973) in Nuevo Leon, northernMexico (see Harvey 1991). It is, therefore, of considerable interest to report a new species on Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea, within the tropics. I am indebted to Michael A. Ivie for sending me the unique type specimen

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