Kaminski Lab: Systematic Entomology

Phylogenetics, Museomics, Tenebrionidae, Blaptinae, Platynotini, Sepidiini


The Coleopterists Society Ross Taylor and Joyce Rockenbach Bell Research Grant

Unraveling the diversity of Helopinina Latreille (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae):

an illustrated catalogue of the subtribe and initial taxonomic revision

PI: Marcin J. Kaminski & Co-PI: Ryan Lumen

Purdue University, Department of Entomology

Helopinina specimens from different collections (BMNH, HNHM, MNHN, NMNW, SAMC, ZMHB). Initial investigation revealed the presence of types of the following researchers: Erichson, Fahraeus, Fairmaire, Gebien, Gridelli, Hesse, Kulzer.

Helopinina drawers (part. 1).

Helopinina drawers (part. 2)

Helopinina drawers (part. 3)

Helopinina drawers (part. 4)

Undescribed ("in litt.") species representing Helopinina (designated and labeled by Koch)