Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

September 1993


Published in Insecta Mundi Vol. 7, No. 1 - 2. March - June, 1993. Copyright © 1993 by Bohart.

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The 37 recognized Oxybelus of Central America and the Caribbean are listed, a key given, and the critical thoracic projections figured for many of the species. New species are coloratus (Mexico), irwini (El Salvador), jamaicae (Jamaica), melanitus (Mexico), morrisoni (Puerto Rico), propodealis (Honduras), rhodopyga (Mexico), and romingeri (Hispaniola). New synonyms of mexicanus Robertson 1889 are frontalis Robertson 1889, bugabensis Cameron 1891, and longispina Cameron 1891.

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