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Published: 2019-10-17
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A new genus and species of Stigmoderini Lacordaire, 1857 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Buprestinae) from Southeast Brazil with notes on its hypothesized mimicry complex

El Litre #1310, Valparaíso, Chile.
Estrada das Canjicas, 2500 Bairro São Domingos, Arujá, São Paulo, Brazil.
Laboratório de Entomologia Sistemática, Departamento de Biologia Animal e Vegetal, CCB, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Rodovia Celso Garcia Cid, PR 445 Km 380, CEP 86.057-970, Londrina, PR, Brazil.
Coleoptera taxonomy jewel beetles Pithiscus Conognatha aposematic coloration mimicry Cerambycidae Lampyridae


Lampygnatha ikuoi gen. & sp. nov. is described and illustrated from southeast Brazil. A hypothesized mimicry complex that involves the new taxon, Allocerus spencei Kirby (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) and Cratomorphus splendidus (Drury, 1782) (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) is discussed. A key to the identification of all genera of New World Stigmoderini is presented.



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