Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida
The genus Cotinis Burmeister in the eastern United States, with description of a new species from the Florida Keys, including a checklist of the genus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae)
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In the eastern United States, the genus Cotinis Burmeister previously contained only C. nitida (L.), the common economic pest known as the "Green June Beetle". A new species from the Florida Keys, Cotinis aliena, is here described and illustrated. A checklist is provided for the genus, which includes 27 valid New World species, and 44 synonyms.
Published in INSECTA MUNDI: A Journal of World Insect Systematics, #0051 (2008). Published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc., Gainseville, FL. http://www.centerforsystematicentomology.org/ Copyright © 2008 by the authors.