The genus Mescirtes is recorded from Africa for the first time. Seydelicyphon Pic is a new junior synonym of Mescirtes. Mescirtes nigronotatum (Pic) is redescribed and a new locality is reported. Four new species are described: M. camerunensis sp. n. (Cameroon), M. ibadanensis sp. n. (Nigeria), M. krugerensis sp. n. (South Africa), and M. ruthmuellerae sp. n. (South Africa). Notes on morphology, distribution, and a key to African species are included.
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