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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4608.1.14

Discovery of the genus Micropeneta Pic in China, with description of a new species (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Gnathidiini)

BO-YAN LI, RI-XIN JIANG

Abstract


The tenebrionid genus Micropeneta, Pic 1921 is recorded from China for the first time. A new species, Micropeneta qilin Li & Jiang sp. n., is described, figured and compared with its congeners. Habitat information and collection data of the new species are given.

 


Keywords


Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Diaperinae, Gnathidiini, Micropeneta, new species, China

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