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Eletica (Meteletica) castanea (Thomas, 1893), represents a subfamily of Meloidae (Coleoptera, Tenebrionoidea) first recorded for the Chinese fauna

Engineering Research Center for Forest and Grassland Disaster Prevention and Reduction, Mianyang Normal University, Mianyang 621000, Sichuan Province, China
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Application, School of Life Sciences, Hebei University, Baoding 071002, Hebei Province, China
Blister beetles Eleticinae new record morphology key Oriental Region


Eletica (Meteletica) castanea (Thomas, 1893) (Coleoptera, Meloidae, Eleticinae) is first discovered in China, representing a new national record for the species, the genus, and the subfamily. Illustrations of diagnostic characters and distribution map of the Chinese record are given.


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