Update on the Brazilian coastal species of Bledius Leach (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Oxytelinae) with the description of two new species.


Based on the paratype of Bledius caribbeanus, its distribution is corrected, not occurring in Brazil, and its morphology is compared to B. hermani; two new Bledius species from the coast of Brazil are described; B. externus is redescribed and here for the first time recorded in Brazil and the key to identification of Brazilian coastal Bledius is updated. 
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4111.2.3


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