Description of two new species of Xenocona Gilmour (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae) from Ecuador

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https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2022.62.070

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Neotropical region, South America, Insect taxonomy

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Xenocona Gilmour, 1960 (Acanthocinini) includes seven species distributed through Central America and northern South America. Here we describe two new species from Ecuador: X. audureaui (differing from other species of the genus by the presence of large dark macula on dorsal surface of the basal ⅔ of the elytra combined with the absence of narrow white pubescent lines on other areas of the elytra) and X. uniformis (differing from the other species of the genus by the spiniform outer elytral angle).

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2022-11-01

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Vlasak, J., & Santos-Silva, A. (2022). Description of two new species of Xenocona Gilmour (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae) from Ecuador. Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 62, e202262070. https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2022.62.070

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