Megalopinus lingafelteri spec. nov. from Arizona, U.S.A (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Megalopsidiinae)


  • Tobias Mainda Greifswald, Germany



Rove beetles, new species, Huachuca Mountains, Madrean region, biodiversity


A new species of the genus Megalopinus Eichelbaum, 1915 from the Huachuca Mountains in Arizona, U.S.A., Megalopinus lingafelteri spec. nov., is described and illustrated. It is the northernmost member of the Megalopinus peploides (Sharp, 1886) species group. Its habitat is illustrated, comparing it to presumptive closely related species.

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How to Cite

Mainda, T. (2023). Megalopinus lingafelteri spec. nov. from Arizona, U.S.A (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Megalopsidiinae). SOIL ORGANISMS, 95(1), 17–22.