Two new species of the aquatic beetle genus Macrelmis Motschulsky from Venezuela (Coleoptera: Elmidae: Elminae)

Paul J. Spangler

Abstract


Two new species collected in northwestern Venezuela, Macrelmis milleri and M. hayekae, are described and illustrated by line drawings and scanning electron micrographs. Both species are assigned to the new species group Macrelmis milleri, and characters of the new species group are described. A key to the species of the group is given.

Keywords


Coleoptera; Elmidae; Elminae; Macrelmis milleri; Macrelmis hayekae; new species; new species group

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