A new species of Malthonea Thomson, 1864 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae) from Ecuador

Authors

  • Antonio Santos-Silva Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Museu de Zoologia (MZUSP).
  • Maria Helena M. Galileo Colégio Anchieta, Museu Anchieta de Ciências Naturais.
  • Jim McClarin Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Museo de Zoología (QCAZ), Sección de Invertebrados.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2018.58.14

Keywords:

Desmiphorini, Key, New species, South America, Taxonomy.

Abstract

Malthonea keili, a new species from Ecuador, is described and illustrated. A key to species of Malthonea is provided. Photographs of the types of Malthonea minima, Prymnopteryx glaucina, Malthonea ruficornis, and Ptericoptus guttatus are provided as an aid to understanding the key (photographs of the types of the last three are provided for the first time).

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Author Biographies

Antonio Santos-Silva, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Museu de Zoologia (MZUSP).

Avenida Nazaré, 481, Ipiranga, CEP 04263‑000, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

Maria Helena M. Galileo, Colégio Anchieta, Museu Anchieta de Ciências Naturais.

Avenida Doutor Nilo Peçanha, 1.521, Três Figueiras, CEP 91330‑000, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil.

Jim McClarin, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Museo de Zoología (QCAZ), Sección de Invertebrados.

Av. 12 de Octubre 1076 y Roca, Quito, Ecuador.

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Published

2018-02-20

How to Cite

Santos-Silva, A., Galileo, M. H. M., & McClarin, J. (2018). A new species of Malthonea Thomson, 1864 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae) from Ecuador. Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 58, e20185814. https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2018.58.14

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