Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


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Insecta Mundi 0304: 1-7.


Published in 2013 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P. O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 USA. Copyright held by the author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons, Attribution Non-Commercial License.


Abstract. Crossidius grahami Morris and Wappes new species (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) is described from the Ohoopee Dunes of southern Georgia. Comments are included on the new species’ biology and disjunct distribution compared to other species of Crossidius LeConte. Illustrations include: dorsal and lateral views of the primary types of C. grahami, its natural habitat, the known host plant (Chrysoma pauciflosculosa (Michx.) Greene (Asteraceae)), pupal chamber, and dorsal views of both sexes of Crossidius humeralis quadrivittata Penrose, 1974, considered its closest anatomical counterpart and nearest geographical relative.

Resumen. Se describe Crossidius grahami Morris and Wappes, especie nueve (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) de la Dunas Ohoopee del sur de Georgia. Se incluyen comentarios sobre la biología de la nueva especie y sobre su distribución dispersa en comparación con las otras especies de Crossidius LeConte.