Description of Laccomimus gen. n. and eleven new species from the Neotropical region (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae, Laccophilinae).

@article{Toledo2015DescriptionOL,
  title={Description of Laccomimus gen. n. and eleven new species from the Neotropical region (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae, Laccophilinae).},
  author={Mario Toledo and Mariano C. Michat},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2015},
  volume={3990 3},
  pages={301-54}
}
A new genus of laccophiline diving beetles, Laccomimus gen. n., is here described on the basis of a large number of specimens from various collections formerly misidentified as members of the Neotropical genus Laccodytes Régimbart, 1895. Except for similar size, however, the new genus is not closely related to Laccodytes. Instead, it seems to be sister to… CONTINUE READING