0131. Checklist of the Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Costa Rica

Ian P. Swift, Larry G. Bezark, Eugenio H. Nearns, Angel Solis, Frank T. Hovore


An updated checklist of the Cerambycidae of Costa Rica is presented. This new version includes 1,071 species and subspecies in 429 genera, 69 tribes, and six subfamilies. Of these, 181 are new country records and 136 species are known only from Costa Rica. In addition, provincial distribution data are provided for each species. The checklist supports a wealth of scientific literature in many other groups of flora and fauna indicating Costa Rica has high species richness of cerambycid beetles.


Central America; Coleoptera; faunal survey; Neotropical; new country records; taxonomy

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