Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1850 by Étienne Mulsant
Explanation of Names
From Greek koilos (κοιλος)- "hollow" + phora (φορα)- "bearing"
Not to be confused with the moth genus Coleophora.
Species des coléoptères trimères sécuripalpes, p.390
Mulsant's original description of the genus (in French)