Cymindis alutacea Wollaston, 1867:8



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tarus alutaceus Wollaston, 1867:8


Conservation Status

Last record: 1867 or before

Rediscovered on 5 January 2014



São Nicolau, Cape Verde Islands












Original scientific description:

Wollaston, T. V. (1867). Coleoptera Hesperidum, being an enumeration of the coleopterous insects of the Cape Verde archipelago. John Van Voorst, London. xxxix + 285 pp.


Other references:

Geisthardt, M. (1996). Lista Vermelha para os Coleópteros (Insecta: Coleoptera), pp. 89-120 in: T. Leyens & W. Lobin (eds.), Primeira Lista Vermelha de Cabo Verde. Courier Forschingsinstitut Senckenberg 193.

Mateu, J. (1964). Coleópteros carábidos de las islas de Cabo Verde. Commentationes Biologicae 27(4): 1-47.

Shaw, Joshua Jenkins. (2014). A recent record of Cymindis alutacea Wollaston, 1867 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from São Nicolau, Cape Verde Islands. Zoologia Caboverdiana 5(1): 57-60.


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