Paleoxenus dohrni Horn, 1878

Dohrn's Elegant beetle, Dohrn's Elegant eucnemid beetle




Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cryptostoma dohrni Horn, 1878 (original combination)


Conservation Status




San Gabriel Mountains, California, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Horn, G. H. (1878). Contribution to the Coleopterology of the United States II. Transactions to the American Entomological Society 7: 51-60.


Other references:

Boving, A. G. and Graighead, F. C. (1930). An illustrated Synopsis of the Principle Larval Forms of Coleoptera. Entomological Americana (new series) 11: 1-351.

Fenyes, A. (1903). Paleoxenus (Cryptosoma) dohrnii Horn. Entomological News 11: 220. [dohrni?]

Horn, G. H. (1882). Notes on some little known genera and species of Coleoptera. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10(1): 113.

Horn, G. H. (1891). New Species and Miscellaneous Notes. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 18: 32-48.

Muona, J. (2000). A revision of the Nearctic Eucnemidae. Acta Zoologica Fennica 212: 1-106.


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