Review of the subgenus Attumbrinus (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae: Philomessor), with description of Philomessor lackneri sp. nov. from Morocco
Vávra Jiří Ch.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 55(1): 85-103, 2015
Published in print: 1st June 2015
Abstract: Species of Philomessor Jeannel, 1936, subgenus Attumbrinus Jeannel,
1936 inhabiting Algeria and Morocco, namely Philomessor (Attumbrinus) bolivari
Jeannel, 1936, P. (A.) cloueti (Portevin, 1907), and P. (A.) henroti Růžička,
1996 are reexamined and a new species Philomessor (Attumbrinus) lackneri sp.
nov. from the High and Central Atlas (Morocco) is described. Lectotype of
P. (A.) bolivari is designated, and P. (A.) cloueti and P. (A.) bolivari are
redescribed. Current knowledge on bionomy is summarized and known distribution
is mapped for each species. Key to the examined species is given.
Key words: Coleoptera, Leiodidae, Cholevinae, new species, taxonomy, faunistics, key, distributional map, Morocco, Algeria, North Africa, Palaearctic Region