A new subspecies of Purpuricenus kaehleri (Linnaeus, 1758) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Corsica Island, France

Abstract :

The new subspecies Purpuricenus kaehleri corsicus ssp. nov. comes from the northern part of the Corsica Island (France). For the time being, it is endemic to Corsica. It was compared with specimens of taxa known within its group: Purpuricenus kaehleri (Linnaeus, 1758) and Purpuricenus kaehleri menetriesi Motschulsky, 1845


Keyword :

Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Cerambycinae, Purpuricenus kaehleri, new subspecies, France, Palaearctic region


Author(s) : Vartanis, J.
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Published Issue : 2018 Vol. 13 Number 1


2018 Vol. 13 Number 1