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The Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the Cayman Islands (West Indies), with descriptions of Tomarus adoceteus, new species (Pentodontini) and Caymania nitidissima, new genus and species (Phileurini)
Insecta Mundi
  • Brett C. Ratcliffe, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Ronald D. Cave, University of Florida, Indian River Research and Education Center
Date of this Version
9-24-2010
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Published in Insecta Mundi 0139: 1-15. Published in 2010 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc., P. O. Box 141874, Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 U. S. A. http://www.centerforsystematicentomology.org/
Abstract

The five genera and eight species of dynastine scarabs occurring in the Cayman Islands in the West Indies are reviewed. Two new, endemic species are described from Little Cayman, with supporting illustrations: Tomarus adoceteus Ratcliffe and Cave (Pentodontini), new species, and Caymania nitidissima Ratcliffe and Cave (Phileurini), new genus and species.

Citation Information
Brett C. Ratcliffe and Ronald D. Cave. "The Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the Cayman Islands (West Indies), with descriptions of Tomarus adoceteus, new species (Pentodontini) and Caymania nitidissima, new genus and species (Phileurini)" (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/brett_ratcliffe/23/