Redefinition of Acanthosoma and taxonomic corrections to its included species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Acanthosomatidae).

@article{Tsai2015RedefinitionOA,
  title={Redefinition of Acanthosoma and taxonomic corrections to its included species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Acanthosomatidae).},
  author={JING-FU Tsai and D{\'a}vid R{\'e}dei},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2015},
  volume={3950},
  pages={
          1-60
        }
}
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