Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

A new species of Falsocaenia (Coleoptera: Lycidae) from Brazil

Nascimento, Elynton ABocakova, Milada

A new species of Lycidae, Falsocaenia santatereza sp. nov. is described and illustrated. This species is a member of a Müllerian mimicry ring from the Atlantic Forest in Brazil, presenting color pattern also found in other sites of Neotropical region. There are now 15 species from Falsocaenia Pic, 1922, all restricted to Neotropical region. Additionally, a new site of occurrence is registered for Falsocaenia paranana (Pic, 1922).(AU)

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