Copelatus sibelaemontis sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) from the Moluccas with generic assignment based on morphology and DNA sequence data
Hájek Jiří, Hendrich Lars, Hawlitschek Oliver, Balke Michael
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 50(2): 437-443, 2010
Abstract: We describe Copelatus sibelaemontis sp. nov. from Bacan and Morotai Islands,
Moluccas (Maluku), Indonesia. This is the only known Indonesian Copelatus
Erichson, 1832 with smooth elytra. It has been assigned to Copelatus based on
morphology and DNA sequence data.
Key words: Dytiscidae, Copelatus, description, new species, DNA sequences, Moluccas, Bacan, Morotai, Oriental Region