Xanthopenthes schawalleri (sp. 5)

Family: Elateridae
Subfamily:Not identified
Tribus: Megapenthini
Genus: Xanthopenthes
Species:Xanthopenthes schawalleri (sp. 5) Schimmel, 2005
Photographed specimen:Sex = male. Length = 7.8mm.
Remarks: Sexual dimorphism: Antennae barely surpassing hind edge of pronotum in female. Variation: Elytra can be light or dark brown throughout.
Identified by: Rainer Schimmel , 2007
Collected by: M.M. Bos, canopy knockdown fogging. 5-V-2005. Sampling campaign - April-May 2005
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Locality: Top of Gn. Kalabui (A1), Desa Toro, Kec. Kulawi, Kab. Donggala, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia,UTM 51 S (WGS-84) X 9833079, Y 171223, Alt. 950m
Subregion: Sulawesi

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Ecology and Economy
Agricultural role: No data yet
Management: No data yet

  • Bos M.M., Steffan-Dewenter I., & Tscharntke T., 2007. The contribution of cacao agroforests to the conservation of lower canopy ant and beetle diversity in Indonesia. Biodiversity and Conservation 16: Pp. 2429???2444.