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Published: 2019-11-12
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Two new genera of Trachyphloeini with a key to the genera of small terricolous South African Trachyphloeini and Embrithini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae)

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Department of Forest Protection and Entomology, Kamýcká 1176, CZ-165 21 Praha 6-Suchdol, Czech Republic.
Group Function of Invertebrate and Plant Biodiversity in Agro-Ecosystems, Crop Research Institute, Drnovská 507, 16106 Prague 6–Ruzyně, Czech Republic.
Coleoptera Weevils taxonomy new genus new species South Africa species discovery


Two new genera, Barclayanthus Borovec & Skuhrovec, gen. nov. and  Janakius Borovec & Skuhrovec, gen. nov., assigned to the tribe Trachyphloeini Lacordaire, 1863, are described for three South African species of weevil: Barclayanthus micros Borovec & Skuhrovec, sp. nov., B. cooteri Borovec & Skuhrovec, sp. nov. and Janakius sylvaticus Borovec & Skuhrovec, sp. nov. All species are illustrated and keyed. The taxonomic status of each of the new genera is discussed, and compared with similar genera of Trachyphloeini and Embrithini Marshall, 1942. A key to known small terricolous South African genera of both Trachyphloeini and Embrithini is included.



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