Review of the subgenus Attumbrinus (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae: Philomessor), with description of Philomessor lackneri sp. nov. from Morocco

Pages 85-103
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae | 2015/55/1

Species of Philomessor Jeannel, 1936, subgenus Attumbrinus Jeannel, 1936 inhabiting Algeria and Morocco, namely Philomessor (Attumbrinus) bolivari Jeannel, 1936, P. (A.) cloueti (Portevin, 1907), and P. (A.) henroti Růžička, 1996 are reexamined and a new species Philomessor (Attumbrinus) lackneri sp. nov. from the High and Central Atlas (Morocco) is described. Lectotype of P. (A.) bolivari is designated, and P. (A.) cloueti and P. (A.) bolivari are redescribed. Current knowledge on bionomy is summarized and known distribution is mapped for each species. Key to the examined species is given.

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