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A new species of Pseudomaseus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini) from Greece

Borislav Guéorguiev / Vladimir Skoupý
Published Online: 2010-10-15 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-010-0121-8

Abstract

A new species of carabid beetles, Pterostichus hejkali sp. n. is described from Northwest Greece (type locality: Epirus District, Ioannina Prefecture, Ioannina Lake environs). Diagnostic characters include distinctive shape of the median lobe of aedeagus, of right paramere and of sexual modification on last visible sternum in males as well as shape of pronotum and size of body. Members of the new species are most similar to P. minor. A key to the identification of the Balkan taxa of Pseudomaseus is presented.

Keywords: Coleoptera; Carabidae; Pterostichus; new species; Greece

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Published Online: 2010-10-15

Published in Print: 2010-12-01


Citation Information: Biologia, Volume 65, Issue 6, Pages 1040–1048, ISSN (Online) 1336-9563, ISSN (Print) 0006-3088, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-010-0121-8.

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