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Dryophthorus Germar, 1824

Diagnosis: Small, 2-4 mm in total body length; elongate-narrow in form; antennal funicle of 4 articles; rostrum rather stout; tarsus of 5 distinct articles.

Natural history: Adults are found under bark, in dead rotten wood, and in leaf litter. They are frequently caught in flight intercept traps.

Diversity: Five species are known from North and Central America. One species, D. cocosensis Champion has been described from Isla del Coco. A number of unnamed species occur in Costa Rica and Panama.

Dryophthorus cocosensis Champion

Distribution: Isla del Coco.

Natural history: No significant information.


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