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Published: 2021-08-18
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New species of the genus Cenophengus LeConte 1881 (Coleoptera; Phengodidae) from Mexico and Guatemala

Posgrado en Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Apartado 70-153, C. P. 04510, Ciudad de México, México.
Laboratorio de Entomología, Departamento de Zoología, Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Apartado postal 70-153, 04510, Ciudad de México, México
Red de Manejo Biorracional de Plagas y Vectores, Instituto de Ecología Xalapa, Apartado postal 91070, Veracruz, México.
Coleoptera Diversity Taxonomy Neotropical Region Malacodermes


Six new species of the genus Cenophengus LeConte, 1881 are described. Five of these new species were collected in Mexico, in the states of Hidalgo (Cenophengus mboi sp. nov. and Cenophengus hnogamu̱i sp. nov.), Coahuila (Cenophengus kikapu sp. nov.) and San Luis Potosí (Cenophengus tupae sp. nov., Cenophengus mumui sp. nov.). An additional species was collected in Puerta Parada, Guatemala (Cenophengus xiinbali sp. nov.). The new taxa described in the present study increase to 27 the number of species assigned to Cenophengus.



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