A taxonomic review of species of the Neotropical pericaline genus Oreodicastes Maindron, 1905 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini)

Danny Shpeley, George E. Ball

Abstract


Based on adult character states, a key is provided to the seven known species of Oreodicastes Maindron 1905 (type species Oxyglossus subcyaneus Chaudoir 1843). Two new species (with type locality) are described: O. virginia (Fazenda dos Campos, Virginia, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil) and O. zikani (Macieiras, Itatiaia, state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

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