A new species of the genus Purpuricenus Dejean, 1821 from Iran (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)

Abstract : A new species of Purpuricenus persicus sp. nov., comes from the central -western part of the Zagros-Mountains in Iran. For now, the species is endemic to Iran. It was compared with specimens of taxa known in its group: Purpuricenus wachanrui (Levrat, 1858), i.e. the species Purpuricenus robusticollis Pic, 1905 / Purpuricenus nanus Semenov, 1907 / Purpuricenus wachanrui Levrat, 1858 and Purpuricenus zarudnianus Semenov, 1903.
Keyword : Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Cerambycinae, Purpuricenus, new species, Iran, Palaearctic region
Author(s) : Vartanis, J
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Published Issue : 2023 Vol. 18 Supplement

2023 Vol. 18 Supplement