A new species of Amblycerus Thunberg, 1815 (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) and a lectotype designation

Cibele S Ribeiro-Costa, John M Kingsolver

Abstract


A new South American Amblycerus Thunberg, A.sosia is described and illustrated. Geographic distribution and comments about related species are also presented.A lectotype is designated for A. centralis (Sharp, 1885) = A. cistelinus (Gyllenhal, 1833).

Keywords


Amblycerus; Bruchidae; Taxonomy

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