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.
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Vol. 19 • No. 3