Canuschiza of Socotra Island (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) Part 2. Canuschiza minuta species group

Sehnal Richard, Král David, Bezděk Aleš
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 57(supplementum): 77-86, 2017
Published online: 31st December 2017
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Abstract: The Canuschiza minuta Lacroix, 1999 species group of the genus Canuschiza Lacroix, 1999 is revised. Canuschiza zerig sp. nov. and previously unknown female of C. minuta are described. Variability in number of antennomeres observed in females of C. minuta is briefl y discussed. An identifi cation key to males and females of the species group is provided, and photographs illustrate external morphology and male genitalia.
Key words: Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea, Scarabaeidae, Melolonthinae, Schizonychini, Canuschiza, new species, description, antennomeres, key, taxonomy, distribution, Yemen, Socotra