A new species of the genus Cyrtonion (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Megasternini) from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fikáček Martin
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 48(1): 27-35, 2008
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Abstract: Cyrtonion moto sp. nov. is described from northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The species is compared with the remaining two representatives of the genus, C. ghanense Hansen, 1989 and C. sculpticolle (Régimbart, 1907). Distributions of all three species of the genus Cyrtonion Han- sen, 1989 are mapped and discussed.
Key words: Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Sphaeridiinae, Megasternini, Cyrtonion, new species, taxonomy, distribution, Afrotropical region