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Cynorta
Abaetetuba, Pará, Brasil by Bruno Garcia - Cynorta conspersa
Cynorta conspersa(Perty, 1833), from Abaetetuba, Pará, Brasil. Photo © Bruno Garcia Alvares[1], available in Flickr [2].

Suborder

Laniatores

Superfamily

Gonyleptoidea

Family

Cosmetidae

Subfamily

Cosmetinae

Cynorta C.L. Koch, 1839 is a genus of the Neotropical family Cosmetidae, subfamily Cosmetinae with 153 species from northern South America, plus species from Mexico to Ecuador.

Synonymy Edit

Cynorta C.L. Koch (1839): 20 was created to accommodate some of Perty’s species previously in Cosmetus. Much later, F.O. Pickard-Cambridge (1904) designated Cosmetus conspersus as the type species of Cynorta.

Etymology Edit

Placement Edit

Type speciesEdit

  • Cynorta conspersa (Perty 1833): 203 - Brazil (Unknown detail, but restudy indicatest North-eastern) region, e.g. Pará state).

Diagnosis Edit

Included species Edit

Notes Edit

References Edit

See note in kury & alonso-Zarzaga 2011 of "Cynorta v-flava González-Sponga, 1992 must be converted into Cynorta v-flavum, since gender of alphabet letters in Latin is neuter, and flavum must refer to the part of the name before it."

Additional images - GalleryEdit

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