Thank you Max. As far as I know T. dombrowsky was never synomyzed.




Da: Scarab Beetle Taxonomy Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Per conto di Max Barclay
Inviato: sabato 8 novembre 2014 14.31
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Oggetto: Scarab types of Nonfried in BMNH


Dear All


Of Nonfried types in BMNH, all I can find at present are


x1 Syntype of Pachnoda kustai Nonfried, 1892 (Cetoniinae)

x1 Syntype of Mimela pyropus Nonfried, 1890 (now in Callistethus) (Rutelinae)


These seem to have come to us via Bourgoin and Ohaus, maybe by exchange. Other Nonfried types indicated in our database actually referred to types of synonyms by other authors, and these have now been corrected in the database. It is a common problem for collections managers, when specimens are large and cover the labels, to have databased types of junior synonyms as if they were types of the senior name under which they were standing.


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From: Scarab Beetle Taxonomy Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Alericor
Sent: 08 November 2014 08:40
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Thank you Ales. As far as I know the Type/Type series of T dombrowsky Nonfried, 1906 is not in Berlin or Prague. I will check Paris and the other.  Do you know if anybody have a list of the (Cetoniidae) lost types?




Da: Scarab Beetle Taxonomy Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Per conto di AleŇ° Bezdek
Inviato: venerdì 7 novembre 2014 19.27
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Oggetto: Re: Trichius dombronsky


Dear Enrico,

majority of Nonfried's types are now deposited in MNHN Paris (coll. Oberthur), many cetoniines are housed in Museum fur Naturkunde Berlin (coll. Moser), few types are in other museums (Prague, Muncheberg, Dresden and others), some types are considered to be lost ...

all the best,

Dne 7.11.2014 19:14, Alericor napsal(a):

Dear all


I am trying to locate the type/types of the Trichiini species Trichius dombrowsky Nonfried, 1906. Can anybody help me?


Thanks a lot in advance


Enrico Ricchiardi


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