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Caledomus gen. nov., a new cillaeine genus (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae) from New Caledonia and taxonomic notes

ALEXANDER G. KIREJTSHUK, ALEXEY V. KOVALEV

Abstract


Caledomus extraordinarius gen. et sp. nov. of the subfamily Cillaeinae is described from New Caledonia (Tinchialit). This new genus is a member of the Adocimus-complex of genera. The new name Brittonoma nom. nov. is proposed for the junior homonym Brittonema Kirejtshuk, 2011, non Thorne, 1967.

 


Keywords


Coleoptera, sap beetles, Cillaeinae, new species, replacement of generic name

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4277.3.9

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