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Correspondence
Published: 2016-02-24

A new subspecies of Chlaenius (Chlaeniellus) laeviplaga Chaudoir, 1876 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Licininae) from South Iran

Department of Plant Protection of Razi University, Kermanshah. Iran.
Otto Elsner Gasse 10-12, A-2380 Perchtoldsdorf, Österreich, Austria.
Coleoptera Carabidae Licininae

Abstract

A new subspecies of Chlaenius (Chlaeniellus) laeviplaga Chaudoir, 1876, namely Chlaenius (Chlaeniellus) laeviplaga gambronicus ssp. n., is described from South Iran, Hormozgan province. A key for the identification of the subspecies of laeviplaga is provided.

 

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