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A review of the subgenus Mesolethrus Nikolajev, 2003 of the genus Lethrus Scopoli, 1777 (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae: Lethrinae) with description of a new species

Institute of Zoology RK; 93 al-Farabi Str.; Almaty; 050060; Kazakhstan.; Athens Institute for Education & Research; 8 Valaoritou Str.; Kolonaki; 10671 Athens; Greece.; State Budgetary Enterprise “Leningrad Zoo”; 1 Alexandrovskiy park; 197198 St. Petersburg; Russia.
Athens Institute for Education & Research; 8 Valaoritou Str.; Kolonaki; 10671 Athens; Greece.; State Budgetary Enterprise “Leningrad Zoo”; 1 Alexandrovskiy park; 197198 St. Petersburg; Russia.; The International Union for Conservation of Nature; 17 Marshal Vasilevskiy Str.; 123182 Moscow; Russia.
Coleoptera Scarabaeoidea Geotrupidae Lethrinae Lethrus Mesolethrus Palaearctic region Middle Asia Tien-Shan Hissar-Alai new species taxonomy

Abstract

A review of the subgenus Mesolethrus Nikolajev, 2003, with diagnostic characters, distribution data and a key to the species is provided. Lethrus (Mesolethrus) dyonini A. Shapovalov & Bagaturov, new species, is described from Uzbekistan (Tashkent Region). Lethrus (Mesolethrus) shakhristanicus Nikolajev, 2003 is recorded for the first time from Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Previous records of L. (M.) inermis Reitter, 1866 from Kyrgyzstan are considered erroneous.

 

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