Georissus persicus sp. nov. from Iran, with notes on the West-Palaearctic species of the G. laesicollis group (Coleoptera: Georissidae)

Pages 107-116
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae | 2010/50/1

Georissus persicus sp. nov. belonging to the G. laesicollis group is described from Iran (Khuzestan and Fars Provinces). Relevant characters of the new species are illustrated and the species is compared with G. laesicollis Germar, 1831 and G. trifossulatus Motschulsky, 1843. The latter species is redescribed and its lectotype is designated.

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