Tribe Athetini Casey, 1910

  • Jan KlimaszewskiEmail author
  • Reginald P. Webster
  • David W. Langor
  • Adam Brunke
  • Anthony Davies
  • Caroline Bourdon
  • Myriam Labrecque
  • Alfred F. Newton
  • Julie-Anne Dorval
  • J. Howard Frank


Keys to genera and species of the tribe Athetini Casey are provided. A review of the species of Acrotona C.G. Thomson (6 spp.), Alevonota C.G. Thomson (1 sp.), Aloconota C.G. Thomson (2 spp.), Amischa C.G. Thomson (1 sp.), Atheta C.G. Thomson (71 spp.), Boreophilia Benick (5 spp.), Boreostiba Lohse (4 spp.), Callicerus Casey (2 spp.), Clusiota Casey (2 spp.), Dalotia Casey (1 sp.), Dinaraea C.G. Thomson (11 spp.), Dochmonota C.G. Thomson (1 sp.), Earota Mulsant and Rey (1 sp.), Geostiba C.G. Thomson (2 spp.), Hydrosmecta Thomson (6 spp.), Liogluta Thomson (7 spp.), Lypoglossa Fenyes (2 spp.), Meronera Sharp (1 sp.), Mocyta Mulsant and Rey (5 spp.), Nehemitropia Lohse (1 spp.), Parogoniusa Maruyama and Klimaszewski (1 sp.), Pelioptera Kraatz (2 spp.), Philhygra Mulsant and Rey (19 spp.), Schistoglossa Kraatz (6 spp.), Seeversiella Ashe (1 sp.), Stethusa Casey (2 spp.), Strigota Casey (2 spp.), Strophogastra Fenyes (1 sp.), Thamiaraea C.G. Thomson (3 spp.), Tomoglossa Kraatz (1 sp.), and Trichiusa (Casey 5 spp.) recorded in eastern Canada is presented. The following is provided for each species: a morphological diagnosis, distribution, information about habitat and methods of collection, key references, colour images of the habitus, and black and white images of the genitalia (median lobe of the aedeagus, spermatheca) and terminal segments of both sexes.


Aleocharinae Eastern Canada Tribe Athetini Review Key to species Images Distribution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Klimaszewski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Reginald P. Webster
    • 2
    • 3
  • David W. Langor
    • 4
  • Adam Brunke
    • 5
  • Anthony Davies
    • 5
  • Caroline Bourdon
    • 1
  • Myriam Labrecque
    • 1
  • Alfred F. Newton
    • 6
  • Julie-Anne Dorval
    • 1
  • J. Howard Frank
    • 7
  1. 1.Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry CentreStn. Sainte-Foy, QuébecCanada
  2. 2.Research AssociateNew Brunswick MuseumNew BrunswickCanada
  3. 3.Charters SettlementNew BrunswickCanada
  4. 4.Northern Forestry CentreNatural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest ServiceEdmontonCanada
  5. 5.Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and NematodesAgriculture and Agri-Food CanadaOttawaCanada
  6. 6.Integrative Research CenterField Museum of Natural HistoryChicagoUSA
  7. 7.Entomology and Nematology DepartmentUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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