Cardiophorus carinatus (Coleoptera: Elateridae), an unusual new species from the Lake Wales Ridge (Florida, USA) and rediscovery of Cardiophorus robustus LeConte, 1853

Hume B Douglas, Blaine A Mathison

Abstract


Cardiophorus carinatus Mathison and Douglas sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Elateridae) is described from the Lake Wales Ridge ecosystem of Florida, USA. In addition, C. robustus LeConte, 1853, is rediscovered in North America from Massachusetts, Maine, and Rhode Island.

 

Summario

Se describe Cardiophorus carinatus Mathison and Douglas sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Elateridae) del ecosistema de la banda de Lake Wales Ridge, Florida, EE. UU. Además, se redescubrió el C. robustus LeConte, 1853, en América del Norte en los estados de Massachusetts, Maine, y Rhode Island.

 

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Keywords


insect conservation, psammophilous, sand

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