A new species of the lycoperdinine genus Archipines (Endomychidae), Archipines boliviensis sp. nov. from Bolivia is described and illustrated. Archipines exsanguis sanestebani Tomaszewska is raised to a species level, as A. sanestebani Tomaszewska stat. nov., based on evidence revealed by SEM methods. Similarities and differences between species within a group containing also A. boliviensis and A. sanestebani which have in common: basal sulcus on pronotum visible and male abdominal ventrite 6 emarginate are discussed. An updated key to the known species of Archipines is presented.
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Vol. 66 • No. 3