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Type: Article
Published: 2020-07-17
Page range: 377–382
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Description of a new species of Platyparadonus Etzler and Ivie, 2019 (Coleoptera: Elateridae), with an updated key to species

University of Central Florida Collection of Arthropods (UCFC), Department of Biology, 4110 Libra Dr. (Bldg 20), BIO301, Orlando, FL, 32816 USA.
Clemson University Arthropod Collection, 277 Poole Agricultural Center, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 29634 USA.
Coleoptera click beetles Negastriinae USVI West Indies Caribbean Islands


A new species of the genus Platyparadonus Etzler & Ivie, 2019, is described from St. John (United States Virgin Islands). Taxonomic and diagnostic remarks are provided along with a map of distribution and a key to the species. The misinterpretation of female paratypes belonging to P. marleyi Etzler & Ivie, 2019 from St. John is also clarified.



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