New genus, two new species and new country records of Checkered Beetles from the Neotropical region (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Peloniinae)

Abstract :

Musamuisca monicae n. gen., n. sp. and Pelonium opitzi n. sp. from Peru, are described and figured. Habitus, male genitalia and other characters of taxonomic value are illustrated. New country records for the species: Pelonium effusum Opitz, 2018, Pelonium junctum Pic, 1935, Pelonium optabile Gorham, 1877, Neotenerus tuberculatus Schenkling, 1906, Cregya contaminata (Klug, 1842) and Cregya villavera Opitz, 2019 are reported for the first time.


Keyword :

Coleoptera, Cleridae, Peloniinae, new genus, new species, Neotropical region, country records


Author(s) : Zappi, Iuri
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Published Issue : 2021 Vol. 16 Number 1


2021 Vol. 16 Number 1