Caymania nitidissima

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Scarabaeoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Dynastinae
Tribus: Phileurini
Subtribus: Phileurina
Genus: Caymania
Species: Caymania nitidissima

Name[edit]

Caymania nitidissima Ratcliffe & Cave, 2010: 11

  • Type locality: Cayman Islands: Little Cayman, BWI, Central Forest.
  • Holotype: BM 1981/342, ♂, Roy Soc-CIG Expdn. 22-7-1975. R. R. Askew.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Ratcliffe, B.C. & Cave, R.D. 2010. The Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the Cayman Islands (West Indies), with a description of Tomarus adoceteus, new species (Pentodontini) and Caymania nitidissima, new genus and species (Phileurini) from Little Cayman. Insecta mundi, 0139: 1–15. PDF [original description: p. 11]

Links[edit]

  • Schoolmeesters P. 2017. Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jul 2016). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th January 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page.  [accessed on Jun 9, 2017]