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23 March 2018 The Family Noteridae Thomson (Coleoptera: Adephaga) in Miradores Lagoon, Veracruz, Mexico, with a Description of its Assemblage
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The family Noteridae Thomson, 1860 of the tropical region is poorly known. In the present work, the Noteridae from Miradores Lagoon in the municipality Emiliano Zapata, Veracruz, Mexico, are reported. The fauna consists of two subfamilies, four genera, and seven species. The subfamily Notomicrinae Zimmermann, 1919 with the species Notomicrus sharpi Balfour-Browne, 1939 and the genera and species Hydrocanthus marmoratusSharp, 1882, Mesonoterus laevicollisSharp, 1882, and Suphisellus levis Fall, 1909 are new state records for Veracruz. General habitat distribution showed all species were found in the swampy area, five species in edges, and only two species in holes. The only species found in all the three habitats were Suphisellus lineatus (Horn, 1871) and Suphisellus nigrinus (Aubé, 1838). An annotated list and illustrated key to the species of Noteridae present in Miradores Lagoon are provided.

Roberto Arce- Pérez, J. A. Gómez-Anaya, and J. H. Epler "The Family Noteridae Thomson (Coleoptera: Adephaga) in Miradores Lagoon, Veracruz, Mexico, with a Description of its Assemblage," The Coleopterists Bulletin 72(1), 75-83, (23 March 2018). https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-72.1.75
Received: 22 September 2016; Accepted: 22 November 2017; Published: 23 March 2018
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