Checklist of the Attelabidae (Coleoptera) of Louisiana

 

Matthew L. Gimmel

Louisiana State Arthropod Museum

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA  70803

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Last updated: 08 September 2009

 

5 genera, 7 species (+ 2 species of probable occurrence)

 


 

Subfamily ATTELABINAE

 

Attelabus bipustulatus Fabricius, 1776

                Distribution: East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Saint Tammany, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. J.B. Chapin)

 

[Himatolabus pubescens (Say, 1826)]

                Distribution: probably occurs in Louisiana

                Source: Hamilton (1992: 221) (records from Alabama, Florida, and Texas)

 

Homoeolabus analis (Illiger, 1794)

                Distribution: Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Saint Tammany, Vernon, Washington

                Source: LSAM (det. J.B. Chapin; C.W. O'Brien; M. Gimmel)

 

Subfamily RHYNCHITINAE

 

Eugnamptus angustatus (Herbst, 1797)

                Distribution: Avoyelles, East Baton Rouge, La Salle, Madison, Natchitoches, Orleans, Pointe Coupee, Saint Landry, Saint Tammany, Washington, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel); Hamilton (1990: 488)

 

Eugnamptus puncticeps LeConte, 1876

                Distribution: Natchitoches, Rapides, Saint Tammany, Vernon

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel); Hamilton (1990: 494)

 

[Haplorhynchites aeneus (Boheman, 1829)]

                Distribution: probably occurs in Louisiana

                Source: Hamilton (1974: 792) (records from Arkansas, Texas, and Mississippi)

 

Temnocerus aeratus (Say, 1831)

                Distribution: probably occurs in Louisiana

                Source: Hamilton (1971: 995) (as Pselaphorhynchites aeratus) (records from Arkansas, Florida, and Texas)

 

Temnocerus elusus (Blatchley, 1916)

                Distribution: probably occurs in Louisiana

                Source: Hamilton (1971: 990) (as Pselaphorhynchites elusus) (records from Mississippi and Texas)

 

Subfamily PTEROCOLINAE

 

Pterocolus ovatus (Fabricius, 1801)

                Distribution: East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Natchitoches, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. C.W. O'Brien; M. Gimmel); Hamilton (1998: 244)

 


 

Hamilton, R.W. 1971. The genus Pselaphorhynchites (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae) in America north of Mexico. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 64: 982996.

Hamilton, R.W. 1974. The genus Haplorhynchites in America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 67: 787794.

Hamilton, R.W. 1990. A revision of the weevil genus Eugnamptus Schoenherr (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae) in America north of Mexico. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 115[1989]: 475502.

Hamilton, R.W. 1992. Revision of the New World genus Himatolabus Jekel (Coleoptera: Attelabidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 118: 197226.

Hamilton, R.W. 1998. Taxonomic revision of the New World Pterocolinae (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 124: 203269.

 


 

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