This species is 64% complete

Tapinauchenius polybotes Hüsser, 2018

Lesser Antilles (St. Lucia)
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Tapinauchenius polybotes
  • Described By: Hüsser, 2018
  • Researcher Profile: Martin Hüsser
  • Genus: Tapinauchenius
  • Etymology: The specific epithet is a noun in apposition, referring to the giant Polybotes originating in the Greek mythology and is in reference to the large size of the species compared to congeners of the genus and subfamily in general.
  • Original Type Locality: Saint Lucia, Lesser Antilles

Specimen Records

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Tapinauchenius polybotes
Holotype : (SMF ?), Lesser Antilles (St. Lucia)
(MHCOL0034), Lesser Antilles (St. Lucia)
(MHCOL0048), Lesser Antilles (St. Lucia)

Adult Male Activity

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Habitat and Type Locality