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Synopsis of Paxillus MacLeay, 1819 (Coleoptera: Passalidae): distributional records and descriptions of four new species from Brazil.
Paxillus MacLeay, 1819 (Coleoptera: Passalidae) is redescribed, with new distributional records and descriptions of four species from Brazil. Paxillus reyesi new species is characterized by the first… Expand
Revision of the genus Dihammaphora Chevrolat (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae). I. Species with 11-segmented antennae
The species of Dihammaphora with 11 antennal segments are revised. Seven are redescribed and four are described as new: Dihammaphora falsa sp. nov (Brazil: São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina;… Expand
Inventário das espécies de Cerambycinae (Insecta, Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) do Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, RJ, Brasil
A survey of the Cassidinae species recorded to the Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, state of Rio de Janeiro, is presented. The Parque Nacional do Itatiaia (PNI), is situated in the state of Rio de… Expand
A specimen of Curculioninae (Curculionidae, Coleoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous, Araripe Basin, north-eastern Brazil
: A specimen of Curculionidae (Curculioninae) is described as Arariperhinus monnei gen. et sp. nov. The specimen is preserved on a laminated limestone sample of the Crato Formation (Santana Group),… Expand
Systematic review of the firefly genus Amydetes Illiger, 1807 (Coleoptera: Lampyridae), with description of 13 new species.
A systematic review of Amydetes Illiger, 1807, based on examination of the type-material. We fix A. fastigiata Illiger, 1807 as the type-species of the genus; redescribe the genus and six out of… Expand
Ybytyramoan, a new genus of fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae, Lampyrinae, Photinini) endemic to the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest, with description of three new species.
Here we describe a new Photinina genus with three species endemic to Serra dos Órgãos Mountains in Brazil. Ybytyramoan gen. nov. occurs in high altitudes, from 980m up to 2000m, and has the following… Expand
Integrative taxonomy of new firefly taxa from the Atlantic Rainforest
- L. F. L. Silveira, Gabriel Khattar, P. Souto, J. R. M. Mermudes, D. M. Takiya, R. Monteiro
- 21 March 2016
Tropical mountains are hotspots of biodiversity, hosting many endemic species. Here, we propose Luciuranus gen. nov. and four new firefly species dwelling in montane habitats of the Brazilian… Expand
Memoan ciceroi gen. et sp. nov., a remarkable new firefly genus and species from the Atlantic Rainforest (Coleoptera: Lampyridae).
A species of firefly discovered in a fragile and rapidly disappearing Atlantic Rainforest biome in Brazil does not fit into any of the existing subfamilies nor described generic categories in the… Expand
Pseudosparna, a new Neotropical genus of Acanthocinini (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae), with description of three new species
Pseudosparna new genus is proposed to include four species: P. luteolineata new species (type species) from Equador, P. amoena new species and P. aragua new species from Venezuela, and P. flavipes… Expand
Comparative morphological study of the Neotropical Cleomenini genera and their transference to the tribes Rhopalophorini Blanchard and Rhinotragini Thomson (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Cerambycinae)
In order to investigate the affinities of the hitherto considered Neotropical Cleomenini genera, a detailed morphological comparative study was carried out based on representatives of their type… Expand