0210. Recognition of Chyrsobothris thoracica guadeloupensis Descarpentries, 1981 at the species level (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)

Norman E. Woodley, Julien Touroult

Abstract


Evidence is presented that the subspecies Chrysobothris thoracica guadeloupensis Descarpentries, 1981 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) should be recognized at the species level. Character evidence is provided to separate C. guadeloupensis, new status, from C. thoracica Fabricius, 1798. Both species are illustrated with habitus photographs and images of the male genitalia.

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