The genus Adoretus Dejean, 1833 in Israel with description of Adoretus (Adoretus) ludmilae sp. nov. and notes on the western palearctic species (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Rutelinae)

Abstract : 

The genus Adoretus Dejean, 1833 in Israel is revised, distribution and phenology are provided. Adoretus ludmilae previously confused with Adoretus irakanus Ohaus, 1928 is described from Israel and the latter is removed from the Israel Fauna. Related western palearctic Adoretus are discussed and paramera are illustrated

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Western Palearctic, Israel, Adoretus, systematics, taxonomy, morphology

Author(s) : , G Sabatinelli, O. Rittner
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