Checklist of the Erotylidae (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

 

11 genera, 28 species

 


 

Subfamily LANGURIINAE

 

Acropteroxys gracilis (Newman, 1838)

                Distribution: Claiborne, Franklin, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Saint Tammany

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel); Vaurie (1948: 149)

 

Languria angustata (Beauvois, 1805)

                Distribution: Catahoula, Rapides, Saint Landry, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel); Vaurie (1948: 144)

 

Languria bicolor (Fabricius, 1798)

                Distribution: Saint John the Baptist, Saint Tammany

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel); Vaurie (1948: 135)

 

Languria collaris LeConte, 1854

                Distribution: Saint Tammany

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel); Vaurie (1948: 143)

 

Languria erythrocephala Blatchley, 1924

                Distribution: Saint John the Baptist, Saint Tammany

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel)

 

Languria marginipennis Schwarz, 1878

                Distribution: Orleans, Plaquemines

                Source: Vaurie (1948: 145)

 

Languria mozardi Latreille, 1807

                Distribution: Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Caddo, Calcasieu, Cameron, Claiborne, Concordia, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lafourche, Livingston, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Richland, Sabine, Saint Helena, Saint James, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Landry, Saint Martin, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel)

 

Languria trifasciata Say, 1823

                Distribution: Ascension, Catahoula, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Saint Landry

                Source: LSAM (det. unknown); Vaurie (1948: 142)

 

Languria n. sp.

                Distribution: Cameron, Lafourche, Plaquemines

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel)

 

Subfamily CRYPTOPHILINAE

 

Cryptophilus integer (Heer, 1841)

                Distribution: East Baton Rouge, Grant

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel)

 

Toramus hirtellus (Schwarz, 1878)

                Distribution: West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. C. Carlton)

 

Toramus pulchellus (LeConte, 1863)

                Distribution: Bossier, Catahoula, East Baton Rouge, Grant, Natchitoches

                Source: LSAM (det. C. Carlton; M. Gimmel)

 

Subfamily LOBERINAE

 

Loberus sp.

                Distribution: East Baton Rouge, Jefferson

                Source: LSAM (det. R. Leschen)

 

Subfamily EROTYLINAE

 

Ischyrus quadripunctatus (Olivier, 1791)

                Distribution: Assumption, Caddo, Calcasieu, Catahoula, DeSoto, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Grant, Iberville, Madison, Natchitoches, Orleans, Pointe Coupee, Sabine, Saint Bernard, Saint Tammany, Tensas, Terrebonne, Washington, Webster, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 153)

 

Megalodacne fasciata (Fabricius, 1777)

                Distribution: Acadia, Ascension, Assumption, Bossier, Caddo, East Baton Rouge, Franklin, Grant, Jefferson, Livingston, Madison, Orleans, Saint Martin, Saint Tammany, Tensas, Union, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; D.A. Duerr; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 143)

 

Megalodacne heros (Say, 1823)

                Distribution: East Baton Rouge, Lincoln, Madison, Rapides, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 144)

 

Pseudischyrus extricatus (Crotch, 1873)

                Distribution: Grant, Natchitoches, Orleans, Saint Landry

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 152)

 

Triplax festiva Lacordaire, 1842

                Distribution: Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Ouachita, Vernon, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich); Boyle (1956: 145)

 

Triplax flavicollis Lacordaire, 1842

                Distribution: East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Orleans, Saint Landry, Saint Martin, Tangipahoa, Washington, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 146)

 

Triplax puncticeps Casey, 1916

                Distribution: Madison, Saint Martin

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 147)

 

Triplax thoracica Say, 1825

                Distribution: Caddo, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Madison, Tangipahoa, Washington, West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 147)

 

Tritoma angulata Say, 1826

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

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 150)

 

Tritoma atriventris LeConte, 1847

                Distribution: Caddo, Claiborne, Grant, Lincoln, Rapides, Vernon

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 150)

 

Tritoma biguttata (Say, 1825)

                Distribution: Grant, Natchitoches, Saint Tammany, West Feliciana, Winn

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 149) (as Tritoma affinis Lacordaire)

 

Tritoma erythrocephala Lacordaire, 1842

                Distribution: Iberville, Livingston, Orleans, Saint Tammany, Tangipahoa

                Source: LSAM (det. M.A. Goodrich; M. Gimmel); Boyle (1956: 150)

 

Tritoma humeralis Fabricius, 1801

                Distribution: West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. A.R. Cline)

 

Tritoma pulchra Say, 1826

                Distribution: West Feliciana

                Source: LSAM (det. M. Gimmel)

 

Tritoma unicolor Say, 1826

                Distribution: state record only

                Source: Boyle (1956: 151)

 


 

Boyle, W.W. 1956. A revision of the Erotylidae of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 110: 61172.

Vaurie, P. 1948. A review of the North American Languriidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 92: 119156.

 


 

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