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Title: New records and antennal variation of the elusive Ctenobium antennatum Leconte (Coleoptera: Ptinidae) from Massachusetts and Wisconsin, USA

Source: The Coleopterists Bulletin. 74(2): 337-339.

Author(s)Arango, Rachel A.; Young, Daniel K.

Publication Year: 2020  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4723-2A

Abstract: Ctenobium LeConte, 1865 (Coleoptera: Ptinidae) was described for a single species, Ctenobium antennatum LeConte, 1865 (Fig. 1). Ctenobium most closely resembles Oligomerus Redtenbacher, from which it can be readily separated—the pro-coxae in Ctenobium are distinctly separated by a parallel-sided prosternal process, and the antennae are clubbed with antennal segments 3–8 serrate to pectinate (Figs. 1–2) (Philips 2002; White 1971). The conical shape and granulate surface of the last visible abdominal segment are also characteristic for Ctenobium (Fall 1905; LeConte 1865).

Keywords: Species distribution; wood-infesting beetles

Publication Review Process: Formally Refereed

File size: 706 kb(s)

Date posted: 07/21/2020

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