MACNBR   00242
MUSEO ARGENTINO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES "BERNARDINO RIVADAVIA"
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
Review of the Berosus of Venezuela (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Berosini) with description of fourteen new species
Autor/es:
OLIVA, A.; SHORT, A. E. Z.
Revista:
ZOOKEYS
Editorial:
PENSOFT PUBLISHERS
Referencias:
Lugar: SOFIA; Año: 2012 vol. 206 p. 1 - 1
ISSN:
1313-2989
Resumen:
Abstract The species of the water scavenger beetle genus Berosus Leach occurring in Venezuela are reviewed. Thirty-five species are recorded, including fifteen new species, fourteen of which are described here as new: B. aragua sp. n., B. asymmetricus sp. n., B. capanaparo sp. n., B. castaneus sp. n., B. corozo sp. n., B. ebeninus sp. n., B. garciai sp. n., B. humeralis sp. n., B. jolyi sp. n., B. llanensis sp. n., B. megaphallus sp. n., B. ornaticollis sp. n., B. repertus sp. n., and B. tramidrum sp. n. The fifteenth new species, known from a single female, is left undescribed pending the collection of males. Eleven species are recorded from Venezuela for the first time: B. ambogynus Mouchamps, B. consobrinus Knisch, B. elegans Knisch, B. geayi Orchymont, B. ghanicus d?Orchymont, B. guyanensis Queney, B. holdhausi Knisch, B. olivae Queney, B. reticulatus Knisch, B. wintersteineri Knisch, and B. zimmermanni Knisch.