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Type: Correspondence
Published: 2019-07-25
Page range: 595–597
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On a new synonymy in genus Laemostenus concerning a species from Iran (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Sphodrini)

David W. Wrase, Oderstr. 2, 15306 Gusow-Platkow (Germany).
Achille Casale, c/o Sassari University, Italy. Private: Corso Raffaello 12, 10126 Torino (Italy).
Coleoptera Carabidae Sphodrini


In 2018 the authors A. Casale & D.W. Wrase described Laemostenus (Arabosphodrus) laserae as new for science from South Iran (Province of Hormozgan) in Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.), 54 (4), 309-317. This paper was also published online on 31 July 2018 (datum already confirmed by ZooBank on 15 July 2018) (, and as printed copy in this international widespread journal with date of publication “May-July 2018“. The description was based on a long series of specimens collected in 2015.   



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