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1 September 2011 Review of the South African Spider Beetle Genus, Pseudomezium Pic, 1897 (Coleoptera: Ptinidae: Ptininae)
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Abstract

Nine new species of Pseudomezium are described, and two previously described species are also considered. The unique morphological characteristics, including genitalia, of each species are illustrated and a key is given for all taxa. The morphological characteristics of the genus, including mouthparts and ventral structures are also illustrated. A brief discussion of the spider beetle diversity of South Africa and the potential of spider beetles for conservation efforts is also presented.

M.E. Smiley and T.K. Philips "Review of the South African Spider Beetle Genus, Pseudomezium Pic, 1897 (Coleoptera: Ptinidae: Ptininae)," African Entomology 19(3), 572-596, (1 September 2011). https://doi.org/10.4001/003.019.0304
Accepted: 21 June 2011; Published: 1 September 2011
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