A new cave-dwelling and endemic species of the genus Pholeuonopsis (Coleoptera, Leiodidae) from Serbia

@article{uri2006ANC,
  title={A new cave-dwelling and endemic species of the genus Pholeuonopsis (Coleoptera, Leiodidae) from Serbia},
  author={Sre{\'c}ko B. {\'C}ur{\vc}i{\'c} and Miloje M. Brajkovi{\'c} and Bo{\vz}idar P. M. {\'C}ur{\vc}i{\'c} and Nina B. {\'C}ur{\vc}i{\'c}},
  journal={Biologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={61},
  pages={497-501}
}
In the present study, a new species of a cavernicolous beetle is described from Serbia: Pholeuonopsis (Pholeuonopsis) zlatiborensis sp. n. (Leptodirini, Cholevinae, Leiodidae). All important taxonomic features have been thoroughly analyzed and illustrated. The new species probably belongs to an old phyletic lineage of mesogeid origin, like other known Pholeuonopsis species inhabiting cave and endogean habitats in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula. Therefore, the species is both relict… CONTINUE READING