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Published: 2024-03-21
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On the genus Parvocaecus Coiffait of Turkey: Three new species from Anatolia, an identification key and annotated catalogue of the genus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechinae: Anillini)

Záhradná 61A, SK-900 92 Limbach, Slovakia; Czech Speleological Society, Speleological organization 5-07 Antroherpon, Milánska 414, CZ-10900 Prague, Czech Republic
Alaşehir Vocational School, Manisa Celal Bayar University, TR-45600, Alaşehir, Manisa, Turkey
Taxonomy descriptions hypogean new species subterranean habitat MSS habitat Anatolia


Three new species of the genus Parvocaecus Coiffait, 1956 from Turkey are described, illustrated and compared with the related species: Parvocaecus smatanai sp. nov. (Type locality Konya, Beyşehir, Çamlık), Parvocaecus bozdagensis sp. nov. (Type locality Manisa, Alaşehir, Bozdağlar) and Parvocaecus orgeli sp. nov. (Type locality Kırıkkale, Balişeyh, Uzunlar-Gazibeyli Road). These newly described species were individually collected, either under deeply inserted stones or using subterranean pitfall traps placed in the mesovoid shallow substratum (MSS). An identification key, distribution check-list, and map of the genus are also provided.


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