Descriptions of six new species of false click beetles (Coleoptera: Eucnemidae: Macraulacinae), with new identification keys for one tribe and two genera.

Robert L. Otto


Six new species of false click beetle (Coleoptera: Eucnemidae) are described. These new species are: Fornax dixiensis sp. nov. (Florida, USA), Dromaeolus comayaguiensis sp. nov. (Honduras), Asiocnemis bicolor sp. nov. (Ecuador), Miruantennus chinensis sp. nov. (Yunnan prov., China), Miruantennus cuneiformis sp. nov. (Malaysia) and Nematodes africanus sp. nov. (Côte d’Ivoire). Identifi cation keys are provided for species of Fornax in the Nearctic ecozone and Miruantennus in the Palearctic and Indo-Malayan ecozones. A new key to include all the genera within the tribe Nematodini Leiler is also provided.


Macraulacini; Nematodini; Fornax; Dromaeolus; Asiocnemis; Nematodes; Miruantennus; United States; Honduras; Ecuador; Côte d’Ivoire; China; Malaysia

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