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1 September 2009 Valdivelater, A New Genus of Protelaterini (Elateridae: Lissominae) from the Forests of Central and Southern Chile
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Valdivelater gen. nov., with two included species, V. krahmeri sp. nov. and V. oncolensis sp. nov. are described from the Valdivian region of Chile. The relationships of this genus to other Protelaterini and the position of the tribe within the family Elateridae are discussed, and a key to protelaterine genera and related tribes is provided.

Se describe Valdivelater gen. nov., el cual incluye dos especies V. krahmeri sp. nov. y V. oncolensis sp. nov. del Centro Sur de Chile. Se discuten las relaciones de este y otros géneros de Protelaterini, y su posición sistemática en la familia Elateridae, se proporciona además una clave de los géneros de Protelaterini y de las tribus relacionadas con este.

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John F. Lawrence and Elizabeth T. Arias "Valdivelater, A New Genus of Protelaterini (Elateridae: Lissominae) from the Forests of Central and Southern Chile," Annales Zoologici 59(3), 319-328, (1 September 2009). https://doi.org/10.3161/000345409X476422
Received: 5 September 2009; Published: 1 September 2009
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