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Published: 2021-09-22

Six new species of spider beetles (Coleoptera: Ptinidae) in the genus Cordielytrum Philips

Manaaki Whenua—Landcare Research, 231 Morrin Road, St Johns, Auckland 1072, New Zealand.
Systematics and Evolution Laboratory, Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd., Bowling Green, KY 42101-3576 USA.
Coleoptera Bostrichoidea lomas diversity


Six new species of spider beetle are described from southwestern Peru: Cordielytrum silvae, sp. n., C. inca, sp. n., C. fimbriatum, sp. n., C. obscurum, sp. n., C. adustum, sp. n., and C. globuloides, sp. n. The potential for undescribed diversity in this genus is discussed, as well as the geographic distribution and biology of species.



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How to Cite

WHORRALL, K. ., & PHILIPS, K. . (2021). Six new species of spider beetles (Coleoptera: Ptinidae) in the genus <em>Cordielytrum</em> Philips. Zootaxa, 5040(3), 414–427.