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Stenosternus costatus Karsch, 1881

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1881 or before

Rediscovered in 2015 or before

 

Distribution

São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Karsch, F. (1881). Über von Herrn Professor R.Greeff auf den Guinea-Inseln gesammelte Coleopteren. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1881: 55-62.

 

Other references:

Frolov, Andrey V. (2013). Stenosternus Karsch, a possible link between Neotropical and Afrotropical Orphninae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). ZooKeys 335: 33-46.

Frolov, Andrey V. and Akhmetova, Lilia A. (2015). Rediscovery of the enigmatic Stenosternus costatus Karsch (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae) from São Tomé Island. Zootaxa 4007(3): 440-444. [Abstract]

Karsch, F. (1887). Altes und Neues über Koleopteren. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 31: 1-8.

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