Checklist of the Ciidae (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, 19 species (+ 2 genera and 8 species of probable occurrence)

 


 

Ceracis monocerus Lawrence, 1967

                Distribution: Livingston

                Source: Lawrence (1967b: 116)

 

Ceracis nigropunctatus Lawrence, 1967

                Distribution: Iberville

                Source: Lawrence (1967b: 118)

 

Ceracis pullulus (Casey, 1898)

                Distribution: Iberville, Livingston, West Feliciana

                Source: Lawrence (1967b: 122)

 

Ceracis punctulatus rubriculus Lawrence, 1967

                Distribution: Iberville, Livingston, West Feliciana

                Source: Lawrence (1967b: 125)

 

Ceracis sallei (Melli, 1848)

                Distribution: Iberville, Orleans

                Source: Lawrence (1967b: 129)

 

Ceracis singularis (Dury, 1917)

                Distribution: West Feliciana

                Source: Lawrence (1967b: 132)

 

Ceracis thoracicornis (Ziegler, 1845)

                Distribution: East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Jefferson, Livingston, Madison, Orleans, Saint Charles, Saint Mary, Saint Tammany, Tangipahoa, West Feliciana

                Source: Lawrence (1967b: 134)

 

Cis castlei (Dury, 1917)

                Distribution: Livingston

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 447)

 

[Cis congestus Casey, 1898]

                Distribution: not reported from Louisiana

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 522) (records from southeastern Texas and southern Mississippi)

 

Cis creberrimus Melli, 1848

                Distribution:

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 521) (map only)

 

Cis crinitus Lawrence, 1971

                Distribution: Saint Tammany

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 455)

 

Cis fuscipes Melli, 1848

                Distribution:

                Source: Lawrence (1967a: 5) (map only)

 

[Cis krausi Dalla Torre, 1911]

                Distribution: not reported from Louisiana

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 463) (records from Florida, Georgia, and southeastern Texas)

 

Cis miles (Casey, 1898)

                Distribution:

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 467) (state record only)

 

[Cis quadridentatus (Dury, 1917)]

                Distribution: not reported from Louisiana

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 469) ("eastern North America from Vermont to Florida and west as far as south-central Texas")

 

Cis rotundulus Lawrence, 1971

                Distribution: Saint Tammany

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 472)

 

Cis subtilis Melli, 1848

                Distribution:

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 522) (map only)

 

Cis tristis Melli, 1848

                Distribution: Orleans

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 478)

 

Cis ursulinus Casey, 1898

                Distribution: West Feliciana

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 478)

 

Malacocis brevicollis (Casey, 1898)

                Distribution:

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 522) (map only)

 

Octotemnus laevis Casey, 1898

                Distribution: Washington

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Ferro)

 

Orthocis longulus Dury, 1917

                Distribution: Orleans, Plaquemines

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 486)

 

[Orthocis punctatus (Melli, 1848)]

                Distribution: not reported from Louisiana

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 486) ("eastern and midwestern states from New England to Florida and west to Kansas and Texas")

 

[Orthocis transversatus (Kraus, 1908)]

                Distribution: not reported from Louisiana

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 488) ("southeastern United States, from southern Virginia to Florida and west to the Gulf Coast of Texas")

 

[Strigocis opacicollis Dury, 1917]

                Distribution: not reported from Louisiana

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 521) (records from southern Mississippi, northwestern Arkansas, and northern Mexico)

 

[Strigocis opalescens (Casey, 1898)]

                Distribution: not reported from Louisiana

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 491) ("eastern North America, from southern Michigan and New York south and west as far as northeastern Mexico")

 

[Sulcacis lengi Dury, 1917]

                Distribution: not reported from Louisiana

                Source: Lawrence (1971: 521) (records from east Texas, northwest Arkansas, and east-central Mississippi)

 


 

Lawrence, J.F. 1967a. Biology of the parthenogenetic fungus beetle Cis fuscipes Melli (Coleoptera: Ciidae). Breviora, 258: 14 pp.

Lawrence, J.F. 1967b. Delimitation of the genus Ceracis (Coleoptera: Ciidae) with a revision of North American species. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 136: 91144.

Lawrence, J.F. 1971. Revision of the North American Ciidae (Coleoptera). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 142: 419522.

 


 

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