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Published: 2019-04-12
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A new species of Pselaphogenius Reitter, 1910 of the fiorii species group from southern Italy (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae)

Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, section Animal Biology, University of Catania, Via Androne 81 95124 - Catania, Italy
Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, section Animal Biology, University of Catania, Via Androne 81 95124 - Catania, Italy
National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
Coleoptera Pselaphitae Pselaphini Pselaphogenius chloe sp. n. Pleistocenic glaciations key to identification


Pselaphogenius chloe sp. n. belonging to the fiorii species group is described. The distribution of the 12 species belonging to this group is detailed and an identification key is provided. The hypothesis that the current distribution and the differentiation of the species of the Pselaphogenius of the fiorii group have been determined by the Pleistocenic glaciations is discussed.



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