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Published: 2021-06-16
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Revision of the subfamily Ostomopsinae (Coleoptera: Cerylonidae)

Museum of Natural History, University of Wrocław, Sienkiewicza 21, 50-335 Wrocław, Poland
CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Coleoptera Coccinelloidea, taxonomy, new species


The subfamily Ostomopsinae of Cerylonidae is revised. Six nominal species are recognized and described or redescribed: Ostomopsis cudak sp. n. (Thailand), O. kuscheli sp. n. (New Caledonia), O. neotropicalis Lawrence & Stephan (USA: Florida; Mexico: San Luis Potosi, Veracruz; Panama, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Guadeloupe, Montserrat), O. solitaria Scott (Seychelles, New Caledonia, Christmas Island, Northern Mariana Islands), O. solomon sp. n. (Solomon Islands), and O. watti sp. n. (New Caledonia). Morphological structures of the type species of Ostomopsis are illustrated and described in detail, and identification key to Ostomopsis species is given.


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