Consideraciones sobre el gnero Cyrtosoma (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Cnodalonini) en Cuba con la descripción de una nueva especie.

Orlando H. Garrido, Esteban Gutierrez

Abstract


A new species of Cyrtosoma (subgenus Nesocyrtosoma Marcuzzi 1976) for Cuba is herein described. The tribe Cnodalonini is represented in the West Indies by the genus Cnodalon and Cyrtosoma. Cyrtosoma (Nesocyrtosoma) gebieni was described by Marcuzzi from "Sitio del Infierno", Pinar del Rio. C. ruficornis Chevrolat was described from C√°rdenas. The following taxa of the genus Cyrtosoma (Nesocyrtosoma) are considered for Cuba: C. inflatum Marcuzzi 1976, type Iocality "Cuba"; C. tumefactum Marcuzzi 1976, type locality "Cuba"; C. gebieni Marcuzzi 1976, type locality "Sitio del Infierno", Cordillera de los Organos, Pinar del Rio, C. paralellus Zayas 1988, type locality, Cupeyal, Holguin; C. turquinensis Zayas 1988, type locality Sierra Maestra, Santiago de Cuba; C cuproso Zayas 1988,type locality Siena Maestra (it must be verified if these localities are referred to Pico Turquino, "La Siberia" or elsewhere); C. cristalensis Zayas 1988, type locality Sierra Cristal, Holguin; C. trinitatis Zayas 1976, type locality Pico de Potrerillo, Sierra de Trinidad, Sancti-Spiritus.

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