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Passipassalus brevicornis n. sp.: a New Passalidae (Coleoptera) from Brazilian Amazonian, with a Key to the Species of Passipassalus Reyes-Castillo & Fonseca

Author:
Jiménez-Ferbans, L, Reyes-Castillo, P, da Fonseca, C R V
Source:
Neotropical entomology 2016 v.45 no.3 pp. 288-290
ISSN:
1519-566X
Subject:
Passalidae, femur, taxonomic keys, Brazil
Abstract:
Passipassalus brevicornis n. sp. is described from two specimens from Tefé and Coari, Amazonas, Brazil. This species represents the fifth species recognized of Passipassalus and differs from the other species of the genus mainly by having an apex of central tubercle of median frontal structure not free, frontal fossae with some scarce setae, metasternal fossae with scarce setae, humeri fully pubescent, and marginal groove over anterior ventral edge of femur I marked and complete. Additionally, a key to the species of Passipassalus is given.
Agid:
5204669