A new aberrant species of the genus Pacrillum from Nepal (Hydrophilidae: Sphaeridiinae: Megasternini)

Fikáček Martin, Hebauer Franz
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 45: 59-64, 2005
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Abstract: Pacrillum cycrilloideum sp. nov. from the Nepalese Himalaya is described as an aberrant species superficially resembling the representatives of the Neotropical genus Cycrillum Knisch, 1921 in some external characters. The generic placement within the genus Pacrillum Orchymont, 1941 is discussed in detail.
Key words: Hydrophilidae, Sphaeridiinae, Megasternini, Pacrillum cycrilloideum, new species, Nepal, Himalaya