A new species of Opatrinus (Coleoptera: Pedinini: Tenebrionidae) from Cuba.

Orlando H. Garrido, Esteban Gutierrez


A new species of an endemic tenebrionid beetle, Opatrinus armasi, is described from the environs of San Antonio de los Banos, Havana Province. The new species is found living syntopically in this area with the more widespread O. pullus Comparisons with various populations of this latter species are made. Photographs of the beetles, drawing of pronotum, as well as males genitalia of both species are given.

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