Pasimachus velutinus Van Dyke, 1943
- GBIF Backbone Taxonomy
- Pasimachus viridans
Macrohabitat: Lowlands, 16 – 227 meters altitude. Microhabitat: Adults are
ground-dwelling. Dispersal abilities: Brachypterous, hence flightless therefore vagility limited
to walking or running; moderate runners, moderate burrowers. Seasonal occurrence:
Adults have been found in June – July. Behavior: Adults are nocturnal, predaceous, and take
cover during the day in burrows they dig in the substrate, under stones, or surface debris.
Adults are attracted to UV lights (they are walking in). Adults aestivate during the dry season
in the substrate.
Distribution: Native, New World. México – SI, SO.
Common name: Velvet Warrior Beetle
Synonym: Pasimachus velutinus Van Dyke, 1943:21
- Pasimachus velutinus Van Dyke, 1943