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A new species of the genus Anthaxia (Anthaxia) (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from The Islamic Republic of Iran

MARTIN OBOŘIL, PETR G. BAŇAŘ

Abstract


Anthaxia (Anthaxia) skorpiki sp. nov., a new species from The Islamic Republic Iran is described and illustrated. The newly described species is compared to the three most similar West Palaearctic members of Anthaxia nitidula species–group, including male genitalia.

 


Keywords


taxonomy, Coleoptera, Buprestidae, Anthaxia, new species, The Islamic Republic of Iran

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4273.3.6

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