Eight new species of Ptenidiini and Discheramocephalini (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) from Ecuador

Michael DARBY

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2020 (599) - Pages 1-19

Published on 31 January 2020

Eight new species of Ecuadorian Ptiliidae are described and figured: Nossidium harrietae sp. nov., Ptenidium robustum sp. nov., P. tauriforme sp. nov., P. triangulum sp. nov., Notoptenidium brunneum sp. nov., Americoptilium nigrescens sp. nov., Discheramocephalus nigerrimus sp. nov. and D. striatus sp. nov. The insects were collected by J. McClarin, 2017–2018, in the Napo Province to the southeast of the capital Quito.


Coleoptera, Ptiliidae, Ecuador, new species

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