Pseudanophthalmus krameri Krekeler

Kramer’s Cave Ground Beetle (Pseudanophthalmus krameri)  

This species was described in 1973, it is known only from its type locality, a cave named Cave Hill Cave, located northwest of West Union, Adams County, Ohio.  

The type series consists of 11 specimens of which 10 were collected in 1960, and one in 1962, the species was not found again since that date, despite eight surveys in 1994 and 1995.  

The species is most likely extinct. [1]  



[1] Yves Bousquet: Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico. ZooKeys 245: 1-1722. 2012


edited: 11.10.2020