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Description of a new genus and species, Portentus marschneri (Coleoptera: Anthribidae), from Penang National Park, Malaysia

Municipal Museum of Ústí nad Labem, Natural History Department, Masarykova 1000/3, CZ-400 01 Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic. Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Department of Forest Ecology, Zemědělská 3, CZ-613 00 Brno, Czech Republic.
Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of AgriSciences, Department of Zoology, Fisheries, Hydrobiology and Apiculture, Zemědělská 1, Brno, CZ-613 00, Czech Republic.
fungus weevils taxonomy species discovery male genitalia Phloeophilini key to genera Coleoptera


A new genus and species, Portentus marschneri Trýzna & Baňař gen. nov. & sp. nov. (Anthribidae: Anthribinae: Phloeophilini), from Penang National Park, Malaysia is described. Male genitalia are studied and illustrated and colour photographs are provided. A key is provided to distinguish Portentus from similar Palaearctic and Oriental genera of the tribe Phloeophilini: Phloeophilus Schoenherr, 1833, Bothrus Wolfrum, 1956, and Morimotanthribus Senoh & Trýzna, 2006.


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