Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

March 1992


Published in Insecta Mundi Vol. 6, No. 1, March, 1992. Copyright © 1992 by Hovore.

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An undescribed genus and species of flightless longhorned beetle, Apteralcidion lupierrei new genus, new species, in the subfamily Lamiinae, has been collected from giant thistle, Cirsium subcoriaccum, at high elevations in Costa Rica and Panama. This new taxon appears most-closely related to genera in the tribe Acanthocini.

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