Introduction and Natural History | Classification | Checklist of Species | Key to Subfamilies, Tribes and Genera | Taxonomic Treatments of Genera | Literature | Author

Neophrynoides O’Brien and Wibmer, 1982

Diagnosis: Small to moderately large, 7-10 mm in total body length; broadly elongate-oval in form, appearing brown due to velvet-like, matte coating; antennal funicle of 6 articles, apex extended beyond posterior margin of eye, club with apical pilose part minute, visible only as narrow line at apex; rostrum cylindrical, straight; anterior margin of pronotum straight behind eye; elytra with scattered nodules of short, erect setae; tarsus of 5 articles, but article 4 small, located at very base of article 3, article 3 wider than 2 and distinctly bilobed ventrally; front coxae separated; pygydium exposed beyond elytra; metepisternum narrow, length 3 or more times width; scutellum rhomboidal or subcircular, widest at middle.

Natural history: No significant information.

Diversity: This genus contains only Neophrynoides luteus (Chevrolat).

Neophrynoides luteus (Chevrolat)

Distribution: Costa Rica and Panama; also in South America.

Natural history: No significant information.


Derechos reservados © 2004 Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad.