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Revision of the Greater Antilles genus Paratrikona Spaeth, 1923 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Dorynotini)

MARIANNA V. P. SIMÕES

Abstract


The Greater Antilles genus Paratrikona is revised. One new species is described from Cuba: Paratrikona blakeae Simões new species. An updated identification key to the species of the genus and new distributional records are provided.

 


Keywords


Coleoptera, tortoise beetles, new species, key to species, Neotropics

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4238.3.8

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