A new species from Athous (Orthathous) acutangulus species group from Turkey

Creative Commons License


JOURNAL OF INSECT SCIENCE, vol.12, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1673/031.012.13001
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INSECT SCIENCE
  • Keywords: aedeagi, description, differential diagnosis, identification key, morphology


A new Elateridae species, Athous (Orthathous) cagatayae n. sp., is presented from Ankara, Turkey. The morphology of the new species is described. Photographs of imago and aedeagus, aedeagi drawings of the new species, and identification key are given. The new species is discussed with species of acutangulus group, with a differential diagnosis.