A new species of the genus Cyrtonion (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Megasternini) from the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 48(1): 27-35, 2008
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