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Baltic Journal of Coleopterology
XVth Symposium of Polish Carabidologists
Tatra National Park 04-07.06.2017


Current issue: Volume 21, No. 1 (2021)

Three new species of the genus Polycatus Heller, 1912 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Polycatini) from the Philippines

Alessandro Bramanti, Andrea Bramanti, Anita Rukmane-Bārbale

Bramanti A., Bramanti A., Rukmane-Bārbale A. 2020. Three new species of the genus Polycatus Heller, 1912 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Polycatini) from the Philippines. Baltic J. Coleopterol., 20 (2): 161-172.

Three new species of the genus Polycatus Heller, 1912 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae: Polycatini) from the Philippine Islands are described and illustrated: P. barsevskisi Bramanti, Bramanti & Rukmane sp. nov., P. caterinae Bramanti & Bramanti sp. nov., P. negrosensis Bramanti, Bramanti & Rukmane sp. nov. A key for species of the panayensis group of Mindanao, Negros and Panay Islands is proposed. Eversion of endophallus is used for the first time within the genus Polycatus, as a method for species delimitation. Distribution maps, as well as new faunistic records are provided.

KeyWords : Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Polycatus, fauna, new species, taxonomy, Philippines.

Alessandro Bramanti, Salesiani Str., 25, 55045, Pietrasanta (Lucca), Italy, e-mail: alessandrobramanti@libero.it
Andrea Bramanti, Salesiani Str., 25, 55045, Pietrasanta (Lucca), Italy, e-mail: andrea.bramanti@gmail.com
Anita Rukmane, Daugavpils University, Institute of Life Sciences and Technology, Coleopterological Research Center, VienÓbas Str. 13, Daugavpils, LV - 5401, Latvia, email: anitakraslava@inbox.lv

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