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Published: 2020-02-07
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Two new species of the genus Leptobium Casey from western Anatolia, Turkey (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae)

Ph. D. (Assoc. Professor), Celal Bayar University, Alaşehir Vocational School, Alaşehir, Manisa, TURKEY
Ph. D. (Assoc. Professor), Natural History Museum University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1172 Blindern, NO-0318 Oslo, Norway
Coleoptera Staphylinidae Paederinae Leptobium new species Turkey


Leptobium izmiricum sp. nov. (İzmir province) and Leptobium keskini sp. nov. (Balıkesir province) from western Anatolia, Turkey, are described, illustrated and distinguished from related congeners. A total of 18 species of the genus Leptobium are now known from Turkey, 13 of them are endemics.


Key words: Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Paederinae, Leptobium, new species, Turkey


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