INVESTIGADORES
CHANI POSSE Mariana Raquel
artículos
Título:
Patagonopraocis, a new genus of Praocini from Patagonia (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
Autor/es:
FLORES, G. E.; CHANI POSSE, M.
Revista:
ANNALES ZOOLOGICI
Editorial:
Natura Optima dux Foundation. Dariusz Iwan (editor). Museum&Institute of Zoology. Polish Academy of Science.
Referencias:
Lugar: Warszawa, PL.; Año: 2005 vol. 55 p. 437 - 437
ISSN:
0003-4541
Resumen:
The genus Pataganopraocis gen. nov. (Pimeliinae: Praocini), distributed in the Patagonian steppes and xerophilous woodlands in the Andes foothills, is revised. Patagonopraocis consists of three new species: P. magellanicum sp. nov., P. puncticollis sp. nov. and P. minor sp. nov. Descriptions of the genus and its three species are provided. Main diagnostic characters for Pataganopraocis are in external morphology, sexual dimorphism and male genitalia. A key to species, habitus photographs, illustrations of external morphology and genitalic features and distribution map are included.