Revision of Acroleptus Bourgeois, 1886 and descriptions of New Acroleptina taxa (Coleoptera, Lycidae, Calopterini)
Ferreira, Vinicius S.
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The Neotropical lycid genus Acroleptus Bourgeois, 1886 is revised and illustrations of diagnostic characters, geographic distribution maps and an identification key to the species are presented. Acroleptus chevrolati Bourgeois, 1886 is redescribed and a lectotype and a paralectotype are designated; two new species are described for the genus: Acroleptus alvarengai new species and Acroleptus limai new species. Two Aporrhipis Pascoe, 1887 species are described: Aporrhipis obrieni new species and Aporrhipis milleri new species and a key and geographic distribution map to the species of the genus are provided. Acroleptus costae Ferreira, 2015 is moved to the genus Paracroleptus new genus, a new genus erected to accommodate Paracroleptus costae (Ferreira, 2015) new combination.
Ferreira, Vinicius S. “Revision of Acroleptus Bourgeois, 1886 and Descriptions of New Acroleptina Taxa (Coleoptera, Lycidae, Calopterini).” Journal of Natural History 53, no. 45–46 (December 10, 2019): 2739–2756. doi:10.1080/00222933.2020.1733120.