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1 April 2016 Beetles (Coleoptera) of Peru: A Survey of the Families. Cantharidae Imhoff, 1856
Robert Constantin, Caroline S. Chaboo
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A revised list of the Cantharidae of Peru is proposed. The following taxonomic changes are proposed: Cantharis lagunitana var. otuzconensis Pic 1911 =  Discodon (Falsopolemius) otuzconense (Pic, 1911), n. status and n. comb.; Cantharis subannulipes Pic, 1911  =  Discodon subannulipes (Pic, 1911), n. comb.; Discodon subannulipes Pic, 1914 (nec Pic, 1911)  =  Discodon neosubannulipes, n. nom.; Telephorus trimaculatus Pic, 1909  =  Discodon trimaculatum (Pic, 1909), n. comb.; Silis longissima Pic, 1927  =  Plectonotum longissimum (Pic, 1927), n. comb.; Malthodes peruvianus Pic, 1913  =  Tytthonyx peruvianus (Pic, 1913), n. comb.; Malthodes flavofemoralis Pic, 1955  =  Tytthonyx flavofemoralis (Pic, 1955), n. comb. The following species are new additions to the Peruvian fauna: Peltariosilis scutulata Wittmer, 1952, Chauliognathus atricolor Pic, 1912, C. binotaticollis Pic, 1912, Daiphron longulum Pic, 1919, and Psilorhynchus bifasciatus Blanchard, 1844.

© 2016 Kansas Entomological Society
Robert Constantin and Caroline S. Chaboo "Beetles (Coleoptera) of Peru: A Survey of the Families. Cantharidae Imhoff, 1856," Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 89(2), 195-201, (1 April 2016). https://doi.org/10.2317/18151005.1
Received: 5 October 2015; Accepted: 1 December 2015; Published: 1 April 2016
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