New Anillina from South Africa, Tanzania, Madagascar and Seychelles Islands (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Bembidiini)

Authors

  • Pier Mauro Giachino Settore Fitosanitario Regionale, Environment Park, Palazzina A2, Torino

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13133/2284-4880/130

Keywords:

Coleoptera, Carabidae, Anillina, Madagascar, Seychelles, Tanzania, South Africa, new species, new genera, soil fauna, endogean beetle

Abstract

The Author describes two new genera of Bembidiini Anillina (Carabidae): Afranillus gen. n. of the Paranillus phyletic lineage and Afrodipnus gen. n. of the Microtyphlus phyletic lineage and the following new species: Paranillus madecassus sp. n. from Ankarafantsika N.P. (NW Madagascar); Paranillus banari sp. n. from Ranomafana N.P. (Madagascar); Afranillus schuelei sp. n. from Silaka Nat. Res. (Eastern Cape, RSA); Argiloborus praslinicus sp. n. from Praslin Is. (Seychelles); Caeconannus bulirschi sp. n. from Franschhoek pass (Western Cape, RSA); Caeconannus occidentalis sp. n. from Koloniesbos (Western Cape, RSA); Caeconannus orientalis sp. n. from Amatola Mts (Eastern Cape, RSA); Microdipnites zicsii sp. n. from Kwamkoro (Tanga reg., Tanzania); Pelonomites mahunkai sp. n. from Kwamsambia For. (Tanga reg., Tanzania); Afrodipnus transvaalianus sp. n. from Roberts Drift (S. Transvaal, RSA). Comparative morphological data are provided and discussed.

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Published

2015-06-30

How to Cite

Giachino, P. M. (2015) “New Anillina from South Africa, Tanzania, Madagascar and Seychelles Islands (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Bembidiini)”, Fragmenta entomologica, 47(1), pp. 15–31. doi: 10.13133/2284-4880/130.

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Research Articles