Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 482-488

Ceracis zarathustrai sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Ciidae) from the Atlantic Forest biome

Pecci-Maddalena, Ítalo S. CSandoval-Gómez, Vivian ElianaLopes-Andrade, Cristiano

Ceracis Mellié, 1849 is the second most speciose genus of Ciidae, with 51 described species. Here we describe Ceracis zarathustrai sp. nov. based on adult individuals collected in three remnants of the Atlantic Forest biome (states of Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo). We provide information on its host fungi and briefly discuss the morphological affinities with other species of the genus.(AU)

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