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Acta zoológica mexicana

On-line version ISSN 2448-8445Print version ISSN 0065-1737


GARCIA ALDRETE, Alfonso Neri. New South American Lachesilla in the group Forcepeta (Psocoptera: Lachesillidae). Acta Zool. Mex [online]. 2000, n.80, pp.69-99. ISSN 2448-8445.

Fifteen species of South American Lachesilla in the group forcepeta are here described and illustrated. Two of them are endemic to Trinidad, nine occur in Brazil, with three endemics; two occur in Venezuela, with one endemic to that country, two occur in French Guiana, two occur in Ecuador, with one endemic to that country, one occurs in Bolivia and one is endemic to Colombia. Four species also occur outside of the South American subcontinent, in Costa Rica, Panamá, and México. The location of the types is given in each description.

Keywords : South America; Trinidad; Lachesilla; group forcepeta; new species.

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