Review of the tiger beetle genus Calomera Motschulsky, 1862 (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) of the Philippines

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Milton Norman Medina
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6858-8048
Alexander Anichtchenko
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8512-830X
Jürgen Wiesner
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7824-166X

Abstract

The genus Calomera Motschulsky, 1862 from the Philippines is reviewed.  Five species C. angulata Fabricuis, 1798, C. cabigasi Cassola, 2011, C. despectata (Horn, 1892), C. lacrymosa (Dejean, 1825), and C. mindanaoensis (Cassola, 2000) are described with diagnoses, illustrations, notes on their ecology, and distribution remarks.  Status of the taxa C. insularis (Blanchard, 1853) is discussed.  Images of endophallus structures of C. lacrymosa and C. mindanaoensis are given for the first time.  A key to the Philippine Calomera species is provided.

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Medina, M.N., Anichtchenko, A. and Wiesner, J. 2021. Review of the tiger beetle genus Calomera Motschulsky, 1862 (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) of the Philippines. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 1 (Jan. 2021), 17537–17542. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.6752.13.1.17537-17542.
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Alexander Anichtchenko, Daugavpils University, Vienības iela 13, Daugavpils, LV-5401, Latvia.

Currator at the Daugavpils University Beetle Collections

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