Although much of the vertebrate and some invertebrate fauna of Puerto Rico have been intensively examined, no single, focused study of the fauna in any family of Coleoptera of the Island has been made. Two expeditions to Puerto Rico were made in June 2002 and June 2003 to survey for Cerambycidae. Eleven forests were explored to maximize diversity of ecological zones, these ranging from the coastal dry forests to the central montane rainforest. Collecting methods included beating of vegetation, examination of lights at night, and sugar-bait trapping. A total of 51 species were collected, representing nearly two-thirds of the previously reported species from the Island. Two tribes and three genera are recorded from Puerto Rico for the first time. Three new species are described: Elateropsis julio Lingafelter & Micheli; Pseudothonalmus woodleyi Lingafelter, Micheli, & Guerrero; and Styloleptus taino Lingafelter & Micheli.
Species 1: Coleoptera Cerambycidae Elateropsis julio
Species 2: Coleoptera Cerambycidae Styloleptus taino
Species 3: Coleoptera Cerambycidae Pseudothonalmus woodleyi
Keywords: Puerto Rico
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