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Revista mexicana de biodiversidad

On-line version ISSN 2007-8706Print version ISSN 1870-3453


RAMIREZ-PONCE, Andrés  and  CUROE, Daniel J.. Description of a new Plusiotis jewel scarab species from Oaxaca, Mexico (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae). Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2017, vol.88, n.4, pp.820-823. ISSN 2007-8706.

Plusiotis cosijoezai sp. n. is described from the Sierra Madre del Sur, Oaxaca, in southern México. Habitus and genitalia are illustrated, and diagnostic characters are compared with the closest species, P. lacordairei Boucard.

Keywords : Taxonomy; Rutelini; Scarabaeoidea; New species.

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