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Species Prionochaeta opaca


A new name for Catops meridionalis Peck and Cook (Coleoptera: Leiodidae, Cholevinae, Cholevini)
By Peck, S.B. and J. Cook
The Coleopterists Bulletin 58: 76, 2004
Catops meridionalis is given the replacement name Catops neomeridionalis.

Systematics, distributions, and bionomics of the small carrion beetles of North America
By Peck, S.B. and J. Cook
The Canadian Entomologist 134: 723-787, 2002
Full title: "Systematics, distributions, and bionomics of the small carrion beetles (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae: Cholevini) of North America"

Small carrion beetles (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae) from burrows of Geomys and Thomomys pocket gophers [...] in the US
By Peck, S.B. and P.E. Skelley. 2001.
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2001
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Peck, S. B. and P. E. Skelley. 2001. Small carrion beetles (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae) from burrows of Geomys and Thomomys pocket gophers (Rodentia: Geomyidae) in the United States. Insecta Mundi 15: 139–150.

The Leiodidae (Coleoptera) of Atlantic Canada: new records, faunal composition, and zoogeography
By C.G. Majka, D. Langor
ZooKeys 2: 357-402, 2008

Handbook of Zoology. Coleoptera Vol. 3: Morphology and Systematics (Phytophaga)
By Leschen R.A.B., Beutel R.G. (eds)
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. 687 pp., 2014

Review of the American Corylophidae, Cryptophagidae, Tritomidae and Dermestidae, with Other Studies
By T. L. Casey
New York Entomological Society, 1900
Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(2): 51-172, 1900

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The Bothrideridae and Colydiidae of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Clavicornia and Heteromera)
By Stephan K.H.
Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry. xii, 65 p., 1989
Occasional Papers of the Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Vol.6
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Further contributions to the Coleoptera fauna of New Brunswick with an addition to the fauna of Nova Scotia, Canada
By Webster R.P., Webster V.L., Alderson C.A., Hughes C.C., Sweeney J.D.
Zookeys 573: 265-338, 2016