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Prothrombosternus tarsalis Voss, 1965

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1957 (Voss, 1965)

Rediscovered in 2011 (Grebennikov, 2016)

 

Distribution

Rubeho Mountains, Tanzania

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Voss, E. (1965). Mission zoologique de l'I.R.S.A.C. en Afrique orientale (P. Basilewsky et N. Leleup, 1957). XCVIII. Coleoptera Curculionidae. II. Annales du Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, série in 8°, 138: 293-375.

 

Other references:

Grebennikov, Vasily V. (2016). The genus Prothrombosternus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Molytinae) rediscovered: a male from Rubeho Mountains, Tanzania. Zootaxa 4171(1): 170-174.

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