A new species of Tophoderes Dejean from northern Madagascar with a checklist of the species (Coleoptera: Anthribidae)

Zootaxa. 2015 Jan 12;3905(2):264-72. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3905.2.7.


A new species, Tophoderes lidmilae Trýzna & Baňař sp. nov., from north Madagascar is described. Male genitalia are studied and illustrated and colour photographs of both sexes are added. A comparison with the most similar known species T. frenatus (Klug, 1833) is provided. A checklist of species of the Madagascan genus Tophoderes (Anthribidae: Anthribinae: Tophoderini) is provided.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animal Distribution
  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animal Structures / growth & development
  • Animals
  • Body Size
  • Checklist
  • Coleoptera / anatomy & histology
  • Coleoptera / classification*
  • Coleoptera / growth & development
  • Female
  • Madagascar
  • Male
  • Organ Size