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Type: Correspondence
Published: 2024-01-05
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A new species of Tetraopes Dalman (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from the seasonally dry tropical forest of Yucatán, Mexico

Calle 83 # 547; Cd. Caucel; 97314; Mérida; Yucatán; México
Instituto Nacional do Semiárido (INSA); Av. Francisco Lopes de Almeida s/n; Serrotão; 58434-700; Campina Grande; Paraíba; Brazil
Coleoptera Dictyanthus Endemic Longhorn beetles Plant-insect association Lamiinae Neotropics


A new species of Tetraopes Dalman, 1817 (Lamiinae: Tetraopini) is described and illustrated. The specimens were found associated with an asclepiad vine in a remnant patch of disturbed seasonally dry tropical forest from Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico. Photos of dorsal, ventral, lateral, and frontal habitus of holotype and allotype, as well as dorsal habitus from most paratypes, are included. Photos of leaves, flower, and fruit of the host plant, Dictyanthus yucatanensis Standl., are also included.



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