Cossyphodinus basilewsky

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Cossyphodinus basilewsky
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Beetle
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Tenebrionidae
Genus: Cossyphodinus
Species: C. basilewsky
Binomial name
Cossyphodinus basilewsky
Ferrer, 1993

Diagnosis

Description

Type material. Zambia, Lusaka, Kafue, Kafue River, 1200 m, 22.XI.–2.XII.1987, leg. R. Mourglia, holotype ZSM.

Distribution

Zambia

Biology

Host ant Messor ferreri

REFERENCES

  • Ferrer, J. & Collingwood, C. A. (1993) New species of Cossyphodinae from Africa (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) and description of the host ant Messor ferreri sp. nov. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Entomofauna, 14, 221–232.