A Second Species of Gerstaeckeria (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Cryptorhynchinae) from Mainland South America
Sleeper, Elbert L.
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A second species of Gerstaeckeria is reported from mainland South America. G. obrieni is described from Viche, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador, where it was encountered in a sparse agriculture region beneath Opuntia bella. The type locality is some 1400 km northwest of the previously known South American range of the genus. Other species are known from Peru, Galapagos Islands and Mexico.