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1 May 2015 The Genus Menephilus Mulsant (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Tenebrioninae) in Africa South of the Sahara, with Descriptions of Four New Species
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The African species of the genus Menephilus are revised and figured. A key to the species is provided. New species: M. ardoini sp. nov. (Cameroon), M. kanlamaensis sp. nov. (Congo), M. kivuensis sp. nov. (Congo), M. okondoensis sp. nov. (Congo, Cameroon); new synonyms: M. fasciolatus camerunensis Ardoin, 1958 syn. nov. of M. fasciolatus (Fairmaire, 1891), M. quadriplagiatus Fairmaire, 1891 syn. nov. of M. quadrinotatus Motschulsky, 1872, M. trifasciatus nigricollis Ardoin, 1958 syn. nov. of M. trifasciatus Gebien, 1911; new combination: Taraxides brevitarsis (Quedenfeldt, 1885) new comb. from Menephilus with Menephilus blapoides (Fairmaire, 1893) syn. nov.

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Wolfgang Schawaller "The Genus Menephilus Mulsant (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Tenebrioninae) in Africa South of the Sahara, with Descriptions of Four New Species," Annales Zoologici 65(2), 149-166, (1 May 2015). https://doi.org/10.3161/00034541ANZ2015.65.2.003
Received: 19 February 2015; Accepted: 1 April 2015; Published: 1 May 2015
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