Kanakopsis amieuensis

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Kanakopsis amieuensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Beetle
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Histeridae
Genus: Kanakopsis
Species: G. amieuensis
Binomial name
Kanakopsis amieuensis
Caterino, 2006


This distinctive chlamydopsine resembles members of the Orectoscelis lineage. However, it is distinguished by the combination of a distinct prementum, 3-segmented labial palpi, lack of an accessory epipleural stria, and lack of any frontal or anterior pronotal processes. It also apparently has a visible, though recessed, scutellum. This character requires additional confirmation (Caterino 2006).



New Caledonia



  • Caterino, M. S. (2006). Chlamydopsinae from New Caledonia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 52, 27–64.