0197. Two new Neotropical species of Telephanus Erichson near T. serratus Nevermann (Coleoptera: Silvanidae)

Michael C. Thomas


The Mesoamerican species of Telephanus distinguished by the presence eight lateral pronotal spines and long temples are reviewed. The group includes T. serratus Nevermann and two previously undescribed species that are described herein: T. bellus Thomas, new species, from Costa Rica, and the flightless T. monstrosus Thomas, new species, from Mexico.

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