oa African Entomology - Three new species of Mycterus Clairville (Coleoptera: Mycteridae) from sub-Saharan Africa

Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



Three new species of Mycterus Clairville are descriptionbed and illustrated: M. gracilicornis (Western Cape Province, South Africa), M. bisulcatus (Western Cape Province, South Africa) and M. apicalis (Zalre, Bandundu Province). These are the first species of Mycterus recorded from the Southern Hemisphere, representing a biogeographically significant range extension for the genus and the subfamily Mycterinae.

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