Horologion speokoites Valentine, 1932:3

Arbuckle Cave ground beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Horologion speokites Valentine, 1932 [orth. error]


Conservation Status

Missing, only known from the holotype.

Last record: 1932 or earlier



Arbuckle Cave, West Virginia (southeastern), USA


Biology & Ecology




Only known from the holotype: USNM 44255 (male)






Original scientific description:

Valentine, J. M. (1932). Horologion, a new genus of cave beetles (fam. Carabidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 25: 1-11


Other references:

Bosquet, Yves. (2012). Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico. ZooKeys 245: 1-1722. [p. 711]

Erwin, Terry, Donald R. Whitehead, and George E. Ball / Arnett, Ross H., ed. (1977). Checklist of the Beetles of North and Central America and the West Indies. Family 4. Carabidae, The Ground Beetles. Kinderhook, New York, USA: The Biological Research Institute of America, Inc.


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