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October 2007 (109 papers)

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 Zootaxa 1627, 68 pp (31 Oct. 2007)  4 papers                                                                                               

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Zootaxa 1627: 1-22 (31 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 58 references                            Accepted: 16 Sep. 2007
A taxonomic revision of the genus Zyzzyzus Stechow, 1921 (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Tubulariidae)
CARLOS J. A. CAMPOS (UK), ANTONIO C. MARQUES (Brazil) & ALVARO E. MIGOTTO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1627: 23-39 (31 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 34 references                            Accepted: 17 Sep. 2007
A large new species of Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from Cerrado of Brazil
NATAN M. MACIEL, REUBER A. BRANDAO, LEANDRO A. CAMPOS,& ANTONIO SEBBEN (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1627: 41-51 (31 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 18 references                            Accepted: 4 Oct. 2007
A new hermit crab species of the Pagurixus anceps group (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) from southern Japan, and supplemental notes on P. patiae Komai, 2006
MASAYUKI OSAWA & TOMOYUKI KOMAI (Japan)

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Zootaxa 1627: 53-68 (31 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 81 references                            Accepted: 1 Oct. 2007
A new and endangered species of the pseudoscorpion genus Lagynochthonius from a cave in Vietnam, with notes on chelal morphology and the composition of the Tyrannochthoniini (Arachnida, Chelonethi, Chthoniidae)
Mark L. I. JUDSON (France)

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 Zootaxa 1626, 68 pp (31 Oct. 2007)  5 papers       1 Correspondence                                                       

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Zootaxa 1626: 1-23 (31 Oct. 2007)  12 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 13 Sep. 2007
Three transisthmian snapping shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Alpheidae: Alpheus) associated with innkeeper worms (Echiura: Thalassematidae) in Panama
ARTHUR ANKER, CARLA HURT & NANCY KNOWLTON (USA)

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Zootaxa 1626: 25-37 (31 Oct. 2007)  6 plates; 16 references                            Accepted: 1 Oct. 2007
Description of three new species of Ampelisca (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Ampeliscidae) from Southwestern Atlantic, with a key of the genus for Brazilian species
MARIA TERESA VALERIO-BERARDO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1626: 39-50 (31 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 7 Sep. 2007
Comparison of mitochondrial cytochrome b lineages and morphospecies of two avian malaria parasites of the subgenera Haemamoeba and Giovannolaia (Haemosporida: Plasmodiidae)
VAIDAS PALINAUSKAS (Lithuania), VLAD KOSAREV (Russia), ANATOLY SHAPOVAL (Russia), STAFFAN BENSCH (Sweden) & GEDIMINAS VALKIUNAS (Lithuania)

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Zootaxa 1626: 51-58 (31 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 12 Sep. 2007
A new phreatic catfish of the genus Phreatobius Goeldi 1905 from groundwaters of the Itenez River, Bolivia (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae)
LUIS FERNANDEZ (USA), LISANDRO J. SAUCEDO (Bolivia), FERNANDO M. CARVAJAL-VALLEJOS (Bolivia) & SCOTT A. SCHAEFER (USA)

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Zootaxa 1626: 59-67 (31 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 27 Sep. 2007
Tardigrades from Guizhou Province (China) with description of a new species of genus Doryphoribius (Tardigrada: Hypsibiidae)
HANPING WANG, LIZHI WANG & XIAOCHEN LI (P.R. China)

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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1626: 68 (31 Oct. 2007)  0 plates; 3 references                            Accepted: 19 Oct. 2007
Nomenclatural notes on Gastrocopta fulongensis Chen, Zhang & Zhang 2002 (Mollusca: Pulmonata: Stylommatophora: Pupillidae)
ZHI-QIANG ZHANG (New Zealand)
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 Zootaxa 1625, 68 pp (29 Oct. 2007)  4 papers       1 Correspondence                                                     

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Zootaxa 1625: 1-33 (29 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 52 references                            Accepted: 12 Sep. 2007
The Meloidae (Coleoptera) of the United Arab Emirates with an updated Arabian checklist
MARCO A. BOLOGNA & FEDERICA TURCO (Italy)
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Zootaxa 1625: 35-42 (29 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 20 Sep. 2007
A review of the coastal marsh water beetle Ochthebius queenslandicus Hansen (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae)
PHILIP D. PERKINS (USA)
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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1625: 43-46 (29 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 6 references                            Accepted: 5 Oct. 2007
A new species of Calochromus Guerin-Meneville (Coleoptera: Lycidae) from Fiji
ALISTAIR S. RAMSDALE (USA)
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Zootaxa 1625: 47-60 (29 Oct. 2007)  7 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 12 Sep. 2007
Studies on some Libyan species of Pamphagidae (Orthoptera: Acridoidea)
MOHAMMAD KAMIL USMANI (India)
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Zootaxa 1625: 61-68 (29 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 16 references                            Accepted: 17 Sep. 2007
A new Holopothrips species (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) damaging Mollinedia (Monimiaceae) leaves in Southern Brazil
ADRIANO CAVALLERI & Lucas A. Kaminski (Brazil)
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 Zootaxa 1624, 68 pp (29 Oct. 2007)  6 papers                                                                                             

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Zootaxa 1624: 1-15 (29 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 20 Sep. 2007
Vietnamese species of Stenopsyche McLachlan (Trichoptera: Stenopsychidae)
DUC HUY HOANG & YEON JAE BAE (Korea)
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Zootaxa 1624: 17-29 (29 Oct. 2007)  6 plates; 6 references                            Accepted: 22 Sep. 2007
New taxa and records of Phaneropterinae (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) from China
CHUN-XIANG LIU & LE KANG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1624: 31-41 (29 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 34 references                            Accepted: 5 Sep. 2007
Two new species of European Stevenia Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Rhinophoridae) and a key to the Palaearctic species
PIERFILIPPO CERRETTI (Italy) & THOMAS PAPE (Denmark)
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Zootaxa 1624: 43-51 (29 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 6 references                            Accepted: 22 Sep. 2007
Revision of the Chinese species of the leafhopper genus Dayus Mahmood (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae: Empoascini), with description of three new species
DAO-ZHENG QIN & YA-LIN ZHANG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1624: 53-57 (29 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 11 references                            Accepted: 9 Jul. 2007
Two new species of Anacroneuria (Plecoptera: Perlidae) from southern Brazil
VALDELANIA R. DE RIBEIRO & CLAUDIO G. FROEHLICH (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1624: 59-68 (29 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 20 Sep. 2007
Palaearctic Xantholinini of the Museum of Zoology in Lund, Sweden, with description of two new species (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). 182ocontribution to the knowledge of the Staphylinidae
ARNALDO BORDONI (Italy)
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 Zootaxa 1623, 68 pp (26 Oct. 2007)  4 papers                                                                                             

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Zootaxa 1623: 1-38 (26 Oct. 2007)  17 plates; 18 references                            Accepted: 25 Sep. 2007
Sparassidae of China 4. The genus Pseudopoda (Araneae: Sparassidae) in Yunnan Province
PETER JAGER & VINCENT VEDEL (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1623: 39-46 (26 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 18 Sep. 2007
Tadpole and advertisement call of Physalaemus erythros Caramaschi, Feio & Guimaraes-Neto, 2003 (Amphibia, Anura, Leiuperidae)
DELIO BAETA, ANA CAROLINA CALIJORNE LOURENCO & LUCIANA BARRETO NASCIMENTO (Brasil)
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Zootaxa 1623: 47-53 (26 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 26 references                            Accepted: 26 Sep. 2007
First fossil Micropholcommatidae (Araneae), imaged in Eocene Paris amber using X-Ray Computed Tomography
DAVID PENNEY (UK), MANUEL DIERICK (Belgium), VEERLE CNUDDE (Belgium), BERT MASSCHAELE (Belgium), JELLE VLASSENBROECK (Belgium), LUC VAN HOOREBEKE (Belgium) & PATRIC JACOBS (Belgium)

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Zootaxa 1623: 55-68 (26 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 41 references                            Accepted: 20 Sep. 2007
Two new scorpion species of genus Brachistosternus (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae) from northern Chile
ANDRES A. OJANGUREN-AFFILASTRO (Argentina), PABLO AGUSTO (Chile), JAIME PIZARRO-ARAYA (Chile) & CAMILO I. MATTONI (Argentina)
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 Zootaxa 1622, 68 pp (26 Oct. 2007)  2 papers                                                                                             

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Zootaxa 1622: 1-55 (26 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 327 references                            Accepted: 10 Sep. 2007
A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
ALEXANDER L. WILD (USA)

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Zootaxa 1622: 57-68 (26 Oct. 2007)  6 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 20 Sep. 2007
New species and records of Keilbachia Mohrig (Diptera, Sciaridae) from the Oriental region
HEIKKI HIPPA (Sweden) & PEKKA VILKAMAA (Finland)

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 Zootaxa 1621, 68 pp (23 Oct. 2007)  5 papers        1 Correspondence      1 erratum                            

 Article 
Zootaxa 1621: 1-16 (23 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 3 Sep. 2007
A new species of Philautus Gistel (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from southern Western Ghats, India
KOTAMBYLU VASUDEVA GURURAJA, K. P. DINESH, MUHAMED JAFER PALOT, C. RADHAKRISHNAN & T.V. RAMACHANDRA (India)

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Zootaxa 1621: 17-31 (23 Oct. 2007)  9 plates; 7 references                            Accepted: 3 Sep. 2007
On the taxonomy of the genus Hymenicoides Kemp, 1917 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Hymenosomatidae), with resurrection of Limnopilos Chuang & Ng, 1991, and descriptions of two new species
TOHRU NARUSE & PETER K. L. NG (Singapore)

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Zootaxa 1621: 33-44 (23 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 5 Sep. 2007
The mesopelagic copepod Gaussia princeps (Scott) (Calanoida: Metridinidae) from the Western Caribbean with notes on integumental pore patterns
EDUARDO SUAREZ-MORALES (Mexico)

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Zootaxa 1621: 45-54 (23 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 10 references                            Accepted: 6 Sep. 2007
A new species of the Pristimantis orestes Group (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Cordillera Occidental in northern Peru
EDGAR LEHR & GUNTHER KOHLER (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1621: 55-64 (23 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 31 references                            Accepted: 26 Sep. 2007
A new species of Phyllochaetopterus (Chaetopteridae: Annelida) from near hydrothermal vents in the Lau Basin, western Pacific Ocean
EIJIROH NISHI (Japan) & GREG W. ROUSE (USA)

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Zootaxa 1621: 65-67 (23 Oct. 2007)  0 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 20 Sep. 2007
Nomenclatural notes on the names Gaeolaelaps and Geolaelaps (Acari: Laelapidae)
R. B. HALLIDAY (Australia) & E. E. LINDQUIST (Canada)

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 Erratum
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1621: 68 (23 Oct. 2007)

Erratum ( Messouli, M., Holsinger, J.R. & Reddy, Y.R. (2007) Kotumsaridae, a new family of subterranean amphipod crustaceans from India, with description of Kotumsaria bastarensis, new genus, new species. Zootaxa, 1589, 3346.)
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 Zootaxa 1620, 68 pp (23 Oct. 2007)  4 papers                                                                                             

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Zootaxa 1620: 1-35 (23 Oct. 2007)  9 plates; 45 references                            Accepted: 30 Aug. 2007
Revision of the genus Eulichas Jacobson, 1913 (Coleoptera: Eulichadidae) I. Introduction, morphology of adults, key to subgenera and species groups, and taxonomy of E. funebris species group
JIRI HAJEK (Czech Republic)

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Zootaxa 1620: 37-51 (23 Oct. 2007)  7 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 8 Oct. 2007
A morphological and molecular description of a new Teleopsis species (Diptera: Diopsidae) from Thailand
MIHALY FOLDVARI (Hungary), ANDREW POMIANKOWSKI (UK), SAMUEL COTTON (Switzerland) & MARTIN CARR (UK)

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Zootaxa 1620: 53-62 (23 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 16 references                            Accepted: 30 Aug. 2007
Description of Ecdyonurus solus sp. nov., a new species of the Ecdyonurus venosus species-group (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae) from the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine
MALGORZATA KLONOWSKA
-OLEJNIK (Poland), GRIGORII A. PROKOPOV (Ukraine) & ROMAN J. GODUNKO (Czech Republic)

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Zootaxa 1620: 63-68 (23 Oct. 2007)  7 plates; 16 references                            Accepted: 10 Sep. 2007
A taxonomic study of the genus Macromotettix Gunther (Orthoptera: Tetrigoidea: Metrodoridae)
WEIAN DENG, ZHEMIN ZHENG, SHIZHEN WEI (P.R. China)
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 Zootaxa 1619, 68 pp (19 Oct. 2007)  4 papers                                                                                             

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Zootaxa 1619: 1-43 (19 Oct. 2007)  9 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 13 Sep. 2007
Revision of Odontophotopsis Viereck (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae), Part 1, with a description of a new Genus Laminatilla
JAMES P. PITTS (USA)

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Zootaxa 1619: 45-51 (19 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 24 Sep. 2007
On the taxonomy of the dityline genera Diasclera Reitter, Dityloidea Fairmaire and Germain and Nerdanus Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Oedemeridae)
VLADIMIR SVIHLA (Czech Republic)
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Zootaxa 1619: 53-60 (19 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 13 references                            Accepted: 26 Sep. 2007
Hydromastodon sallesi, new genus and new species of Atalophlebiinae (Insecta: Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae) from West and North of Brazil, and notes on systematics of Hermanella group
C.M. POLEGATTO & J.D. Batista (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1619: 61-68 (19 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 26 Sep. 2007
A new species of Gonatocerus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) from Argentina, an egg parasitoid of Tapajosa rubromarginata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
SERGUEI V. TRIAPITSYN (USA), GUILLERMO A. LOGARZO (USA), EDUARDO G. VIRLA (Argentina) & JESSE H. DE LEON (USA)
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 Zootaxa 1618, 68 pp (19 Oct. 2007)  3 papers                                                                                              

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Zootaxa 1618: 1-50 (19 Oct. 2007)  26 plates; 71 references                            Accepted: 22 Jun. 2007
Phylogeny of species formerly assigned to the genus Archocentrus (Perciformes: Cichlidae)
JUAN J. SCHMITTER-SOTO (Mexico)

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Zootaxa 1618: 51-60 (19 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 29 Aug. 2007
Taxonomic status of the Guadalupe Darter, Percina apristis (Teleostei: Percidae)
ROBERT H. ROBINS & LAWRENCE M. PAGE (USA)

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Zootaxa 1618: 61-68 (19 Oct. 2007)  6 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 17 Sep. 2007
A new species of Phrynopus from Departamento Cusco, southern Peru (Anura: Brachycephalidae)
JUAN C. CHAPARRO (Peru), IGNACIO DE LA RIVA (Spain), JOSE M. PADIAL (Spain), JOSE A. OCHOA (Peru) & EDGAR LEHR (Germany)

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 Zootaxa 1617, 68 pp (17 Oct. 2007)  3 papers          1 Correspondence                                                  

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Zootaxa 1617: 1-41 (17 Oct. 2007)  12 plates; 51 references                            Accepted: 8 Sep. 2007
Taxonomic review of the lac insect genus Paratachardina Balachowsky (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Kerriidae), with a revised key to genera of Kerriidae and description of two new species
TAKUMASA KONDO & PENNY J. GULLAN (USA)

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Zootaxa 1617: 43-56 (17 Oct. 2007)  0 plates; 52 references                            Accepted: 31 Aug. 2007
Mantodea of Jordan
OMAR ABU-DANNOUN & AHMAD KATBEH-BADER (Jordan)

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Zootaxa 1617: 57-66 (17 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 6 Sep. 2007
The identity of Agrilus impexus Horn, a new species, and taxonomic notes and records for other Agrilus Curtis species (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
HENRY A. HESPENHEIDE (USA)

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Zootaxa 1617: 67-68 (17 Oct. 2007)  0 plates; 7 references                            Accepted: 29 Sep. 2007
First record of a pygmy backswimmer (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pleidae) from Micronesia
RICHARD S. ZACK (USA), AUBREY MOORE (Guam) & ROSS H. MILLER (Guam)

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 Zootaxa 1616, 68 pp (17 Oct. 2007)  5 papers                                                                                             

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Zootaxa 1616: 1-21 (17 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 48 references                            Accepted: 17 Sep. 2007
First report on Rhabdocoela (Rhabditophora) from deep parts of Skagerrak, with the description of four new species
WIM R. WILLEMS (Sweden), MARIA I. SANDBERG (Belgium) & ULF JONDELIUS (Sweden)

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Zootaxa 1616: 23-35 (17 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 12 Sep. 2007
A new species of Chondrostoma Agassiz, 1832 (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) with sexual dimorphism from the lower Rio Tejo Basin, Portugal
HUGO F. GANTE (Portugal), CARLOS D. SANTOS (USA) & MARIA JUDITE ALVES (Portugal)

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Zootaxa 1616: 37-48 (17 Oct. 2007)  6 plates; 18 references                            Accepted: 5 Sep. 2007
A new species of Huntemannia (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Huntemanniidae) from the Yellow Sea, Korea
SUNG JOON SONG, HYUN SOO RHO & WON KIM (Korea)

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Zootaxa 1616: 49-59 (17 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
Larval morphology in four species of Madagascan frogs of the subgenus Brygoomantis (Mantellidae: Mantidactylus)
ANGELIKA KNOLL, JORN KOHLER, FRANK GLAW, MEIKE TESCHKE & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1616: 61-68 (17 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 12 Sep. 2007
A new species of Pseudostomella (Gastrotricha: Macrodasyida: Thaumastodermatidae) from a sandy beach of Kerala, India
G. PRIYALAKSHMI (India), N. R. MENON (India) & M. ANTONIO TODARO (Italy)

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 Zootaxa 1615, 68 pp (15 Oct. 2007)  6 papers                                                                                             

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Zootaxa 1615: 1-20 (15 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 26 references                            Accepted: 30 Aug. 2007
Notes on the subfamily Salyavatinae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) from Vietnam, with the description of a new genus
XUAN LAM TRUONG (Vietnam), PING ZHAO (P.R. China) & WAN ZHI CAI (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1615: 21-27 (15 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 21 Jul. 2007
Sycanus aurantiacus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae), a new harpactorine species from Bali, Indonesia, with brief notes on its biology
TADASHI ISHIKAWA (Japan), WATARU TORIUMI (Japan), WAYAN SUSILA (Indonesia) & SHUJI OKAJIMAE (Japan)
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Zootaxa 1615: 29-39 (15 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 28 references                            Accepted: 31 Aug. 2007
Description of the adult male elongate hemlock scale, Fiorinia externa Ferris (Coccoidea: Diaspididae), with notes on the seasonal development of the species on eastern hemlock, Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carriere(Pinaceae), in the southern Appalachian region (U.S.A.).
PARIS LAMBDIN (USA), CHRISTOPHER HODGSON (UK) & JEROME GRANT (USA)
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Zootaxa 1615: 41-48 (15 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 27 Aug. 2007
Apatrobus osuzuyamanus sp. nov., a new patrobine species from Japan, with a comparative study of the male genital morphology of the tribe Patrobini (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
KOJI SASAKAWA & WATARU TOKI (Japan)
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Zootaxa 1615: 49-54 (15 Oct. 2007)  0 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 13 Sep. 2007
Some necessary corrections of the spelling of species-group names within the family Dytiscidae (Coleoptera)
ANDERS N. NILSSON (Sweden)
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Zootaxa 1615: 55-68 (15 Oct. 2007)  7 plates; 31 references                            Accepted: 7 Sep. 2007
First descriptions of immatures for Megistops (Boheman) (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae) in a new host-plant family, with notes on life history and redescription of M. vandepolli Duvivier*
ADELITA M. LINZMEIER, CIBELE S. RIBEIRO-COSTA & LUCIANO de A. MOURA (Brazil)
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 Zootaxa 1614, 68 pp (15 Oct. 2007)  6 papers                                                                                             

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Zootaxa 1614: 1-16 (15 Oct. 2007)  6 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 5 Sep. 2007
Six new species of Tetra Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from China
XIAO-FENG XUE, ZI-WEI SONG & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1614: 17-29 (15 Oct. 2007)  10 plates; 10 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
Micralestes (Characiformes, Alestidae) of the lower Congo River, with a description of a new species endemic to the lower Congo River rapids in the Democratic Republic of Congo
MELANIE L.J. STIASSNY (USA) & VICTOR MAMONEKENE (Republic of Congo)
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Zootaxa 1614: 31-41 (15 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 18 references                            Accepted: 30 Aug. 2007
A new Phyllomedusa Wagler (Anura, Hylidae) with reticulated pattern on flanks from Southeastern Brazil
ARIOVALDO A. GIARETTA, JULIO C. DE OLIVEIRA FILHO & MARCELO N. DE C. KOKUBUM (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1614: 43-52 (15 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 36 references                            Accepted: 7 Sep. 2007
A new species of Hysterothylacium (Nematoda: Anisakidae) from marine fishes from Yellow Sea, China, with a key to the species of the genus Hysterothylacium
LIANG LI, RUIYONG AN & LUPING ZHANG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1614: 53-60 (15 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 12 Sep. 2007
A new species of Jupiaba Zanata, 1997 (Ostariophysi, Characiformes, Characidae) from the rio Tocantins drainage, Brazil
THIAGO N. A. PEREIRA & PAULO H. F. LUCINDA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1614: 61-68 (15 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 24 Sep. 2007
Two new species of Aclis (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Aclididae) from the continental slope of northeast Brazil
JOSE CARLOS N. DE BARROS, SILVIO FELIPE B. DE LIMA & JONATA DE A. FRANCISCO (Brazil)
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 Zootaxa 1613, 68 pp (12 Oct. 2007)  4 papers          1 Correspondence                                                  

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Zootaxa 1613: 1-22 (12 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 83 references                            Accepted: 31 Aug. 2007
Genetic and morphological differentiation of Mosor rock lizards, Dinarolacerta mosorensis (Kolombatovic, 1886), with the description of a new species from the Prokletije Mountain Massif (Montenegro) (Squamata: Lacertidae)
KATARINA LJUBISAVLJEVIC (Serbia), OSCAR ARRIBAS (Spain), GEORG DZUKIC (Serbia) & SALVADOR CARRANZA (Spain) 

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Zootaxa 1613: 23-44 (12 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 54 references                            Accepted: 3 Sep. 2007
Taxonomic status and ecology of Oriental Pheretima darnleiensis (Fletcher, 1886) and other earthworms (Oligochaeta : Megascolecidae) from Mt Kinabalu, Borneo
ROBERT J. BLAKEMORE (Japan), CSABA CSUZDI (Hungary), MASAMICHI T. ITO (Japan), NOBUHIRO KANEKO (Japan), TATSUYA KAWAGUCHI (Japan) & MENNO SCHILTHUIZEN (The Netherlands)

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Zootaxa 1613: 45-56 (12 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 12 Sep. 2007
First records of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Bhutan, with description of two new species
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Zootaxa 1613: 57-65 (12 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 28 Aug. 2007
A new species of Hydrodynastes Fitzinger, 1843 from central Brazil (Serpentes: Colubridae: Xenodontinae)
FRANCISCO L. FRANCO, DANIEL S. FERNANDES & BRUNO M. BENTIM (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1613: 67-68 (12 Oct. 2007)  0 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 23 Jul. 2007
Nomenclatural Acts: homonymy in the Ascidiacea (Tunicata) and proposed nomina nova
Riccardo Brunetti (Italy)

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 Zootaxa 1612, 68 pp (10 Oct. 2007)  5 papers                                                                                               

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Zootaxa 1612: 1-24 (10 Oct. 2007)  15 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
Two new species of Lankascincus (Squamata: Scincidae) from Sripada Sanctuary (Peak Wilderness), in Sri Lanka
L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, ROSHAN RODRIGO, NIHAL DAYAWANSA & U. L. D. JAYANTHA (Sri Lanka)

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Zootaxa 1612: 25-44 (10 Oct. 2007)  10 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 27 Aug. 2007
Two new cichild species Neolamprologus (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa
PIET VERBURG (USA) & ROGER BILLS (South Africa)

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Zootaxa 1612: 45-53 (10 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
A new species of Scinax (Anura, Hylidae) of the S. ruber clade from Minas Gerais, Brazil
LEANDRO DE OLIVEIRA DRUMMOND, DELIO BAETA & MARIA RITA SILVERIO PIRES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1612: 55-62 (10 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 22 Aug. 2007
Description of a new cyprinid species, Labeo meroensis n. sp. (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), from the River Nile
TIMO MORITZ (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1612: 63-68 (10 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 5 references                            Accepted: 5 Sep. 2007
Breaking molds: Oswaldella laertesi, sp. nov., a unique Antarctic species of Oswaldella Stechow, 1919 (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Kirchenpaueriidae)
ALVARO L. PENA CANTERO (Spain)
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 Zootaxa 1611, 68 pp (10 Oct. 2007)  5 papers                                                                                               

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Zootaxa 1611: 1-24 (10 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 30 Aug. 2007
Sulabanus gen. nov., a new genus of Lycidae (Coleoptera) from Sulawesi
MILAN DVORAK & LADISLAV BOCAK (Czech Rep.)

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Zootaxa 1611: 25-44 (10 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 57 references                            Accepted: 3 Sep. 2007
Catalog of the types of Staphylinidae (Insecta, Coleoptera) deposited at Museo de La Plata (Argentina)
LILIANA A. FERNANDEZ, NORA CABRERA, MARIANA CHANI POSSE & CECILIA GABELLONE (Argentina)

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Zootaxa 1611: 45-53 (10 Oct. 2007)  9 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 30 Aug. 2007
A new species and first stage associations in Crinitella (Ephemeroptera: Ephemerellidae: Ephemerellinae)
LUKE M. JACOBUS, W. P. McCAFFERTY & ROBERT W. SITES (USA)

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Zootaxa 1611: 55-62 (10 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 27 Aug. 2007
Description of Luciola aquatilis sp. nov., a new aquatic firefly (Coleoptera: Lampyridae: Luciolinae) from Thailand
ANCHANA THANCHAROEN (Thailand), LESLEY A. BALLANTYNE (Australia), MARC A. BRANHAM (USA) & MING-LUEN JENG (USA)

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Zootaxa 1611: 63-68 (10 Oct. 2007)  6 plates; 11 references                            Accepted: 6 Aug. 2007
The study on karyotypes of five Grylloidea species (Orthoptera: Grylloidea) in Northeast China
JU-XIA YOU, NA LI, BING-ZHONG REN, HAI-BIN YUAN, & LI-NA SHANG (P.R. China)

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 Zootaxa 1610, 68 pp (8 Oct. 2007)  5 papers                                                                                                 

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Zootaxa 1610: 1-25 (8 Oct. 2007)  12 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 21 May 2007
Apseudomorpha (Malacostraca: Tanaidacea) of the ANDEEP III Antarctic Expedition
PIOTR JOZWIAK & MAGDALENA BLAZEWICZ-PASZKOWYCZ (Poland)

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Zootaxa 1610: 27-39 (8 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 29 references                            Accepted: 3 Sep. 2007
A reassessment of apheloriine millipede phylogeny: additional taxa, Bayesian inference, and direct optimization (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae)
PAUL E. MAREK & JASON E. BOND (USA)

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Zootaxa 1610: 41-52 (8 Oct. 2007)  10 plates; 44 references                            Accepted: 27 Aug. 2007
Taxonomic notes and new records of the genus Sphingonaepiopsis Wallengren, 1858 (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) in Iran
IAN J. KITCHING (UK) & REZA ZAHIRI (Iran)

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Zootaxa 1610: 53-59 (8 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 11 references                            Accepted: 27 Aug. 2007
A new species of Hemigrammus Gill, 1858 (Characiformes: Characidae) from Rio Caura, Venezuela
RICARDO C. BENINE & GUILHERME A. M. LOPES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1610: 61-68 (8 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 28 Aug. 2007
A new species of deep-water spider crab of the genus Rochinia A. Milne-Edwards, 1875, from Guam (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majidae)
PETER K. L. NG (Singapore) & BERTRAND RICHER DE FORGES (New Caledonia)
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 Zootaxa 1609, 68 pp (8 Oct. 2007)  2 papers                                                                                                 

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Zootaxa 1609: 1-51 (8 Oct. 2007)  2 5 plates; 53 references                            Accepted: 17 Jul. 2007
Aplysina Nardo (Porifera, Verongida, Aplysinidae) from the Brazilian coast with description of eight new species
ULISSES DOS S. PINHEIRO, EDUARDO HAJDU & MARCIO R. CUSTODIO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1609: 53-68 (8 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 57 references                            Accepted: 10 Sep. 2007
Molecular phylogeny of the Sceloporus torquatus species-group (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae)
NORBERTO MARTINEZ-MENDEZ & FAUSTO R. MENDEZ-DE LA CRUZ (Mexico)
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 Zootaxa 1608, 68 pp (5 Oct. 2007)  7 papers          1 Correspondence                                                      

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Zootaxa 1608: 1-10 (5 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 11 references                            Accepted: 29 Aug. 2007
A redescription of Leptodactylus jolyi Sazima and Bokermann (Anura, Leptodactylidae) and the recognition of a new closely related species
Ariovaldo A. Giaretta & HUGO C. M. COSTA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1608: 11-19 (5 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 45 references                            Accepted: 6 Sep. 2007
Fishes (Elasmobranchii and Actinopterygii) of Picaozinho reef, Northeastern Brazil, with notes on their conservation status
ALLAN T. DE SOUZA, MARTINA DI IULIO ILARRI, PAULO ROBERTO DE MEDEIROS, RENATO GROTTA GREMPEL , RICARDO S. ROSA & CLAUDIO L. S. SAMPAIO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1608: 21-30 (5 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 22 references                            Accepted: 31 Aug. 2007
Review of Cermatobius Haase, 1885 (Chilopoda: Henicopidae) of China and Neotype Designation for Cermatobius longicornis (Takakuwa, 1939)
HUI-QIN MA, DA-XIANG SONG & MING-SHENG ZHU (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 1608: 31-34 (5 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 13 references                            Accepted: 12 Jun. 2007
Phyllophorus (Phyllophorus) maculatus, a new species of sea cucumber from the Yellow Sea (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Dendrochirotida)
YULIN LIAO (P.R. China), DAVID L. PAWSON (USA) & WEI LIU (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 1608: 35-39 (5 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 13 references                            Accepted: 22 Jun. 2007
Heteromolpadia joyceae, a new species of sea cucumber from New Zealand, with a key to New Zealand Molpadiidae (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Molpadiida)
DAVID L. PAWSON & DORIS J. VANCE (USA)

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Zootaxa 1608: 41-49 (5 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 29 Aug. 2007
Botia udomritthiruji, a new species of botiid loach from southern Myanmar (Teleostei: Botiidae)
HEOK HEE NG (Singapore)

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Zootaxa 1608: 51-58 (5 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 6 references                            Accepted: 3 Sep. 2007
Akysis pulvinatus, a new species of catfish (Siluriformes: Akysidae) from southern Thailand
HEOK HEE NG (Singapore)

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Zootaxa 1608: 59-68 (5 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 5 Sep. 2007
A new Satsuma species (Pulmonata: Camaenidae) endemic to Taiwan
SHU-PING WU, YAO-SUNG LIN & CHUNG-CHI HWANG (R. China)

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 Zootaxa 1607, 68 pp (3 Oct. 2007)  6 papers          1 Correspondence                                                      

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Zootaxa 1607: 1-19 (3 Oct. 2007)  11 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 27 Aug. 2007
The genus Alcyonium (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Alcyoniidae) in Chile
L.P. VAN OFWEGEN (The Netherland), V. HAUSSERMANN (Chile) & G. FORSTERRA (Chile)

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Zootaxa 1607: 21-34 (3 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 37 references                            Accepted: 9 Sep. 2007
Morphometric differentiation between two murid rodents, Praomys tullbergi (Thomas, 1894) and Praomys rostratus (Miller, 1900), in West Africa
BERTIN K. AKPATOU (Reublique de Cote d'Ivoire), VIOLAINE NICOLAS (France), DEBRA PIRES (USA), ELIEZER N'GORAN (Reublique de Cote d'Ivoire) & MARC COLYN (France)
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Zootaxa 1607: 35-46 (3 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
Montealtosuchus arrudacamposi, a new peirosaurid crocodile (Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Late Cretaceous Adamantina Formation of Brazil
ISMAR DE SOUZA CARVALHO, FELIPE MESQUITA DE VASCONCELLOS & SANDRA APARECIDA SIMIONATO TAVARES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1607: 47-55 (3 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 10 references                            Accepted: 27 Aug. 2007
The southernmost South American record of the genus Halicyclops Norman, 1903 (Cyclopoida: Cyclopidae) with the description of a new species
SILVINA MENU-MARQUE (Argentina) & DORA SORARRAIN (USA)

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Zootaxa 1607: 57-62 (3 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 8 references                            Accepted: 28 Aug. 2007
Parapinnixa bolagnosi
, a new species of pinnotherid crab from Cubagua Island and Los Frailes Archipelago, Venezuela (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pinnotheridae)
IVAN HERNANDEZ-AVILA (Venezuela) & ERNESTO CAMPOS (Mexico)
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Zootaxa 1607: 63-67 (3 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 10 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
A new species of Geosesarma from Palawan, Philippines (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae)
MARIVENE R. MANUEL-SANTOS (Philippines) & DARREN C.J. YEO (Singapore)

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Zootaxa 1607: 68 (3 Oct. 2007)  0 plates; 2 references                            Accepted: 13 Sep. 2007
Correction to "Some New Zealand Polyclads (Platyhelminthes, Polycladida)"
JOHN J. HOLLEMAN (USA)

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 Zootaxa 1606, 68 pp (3 Oct. 2007)  5 papers                                                                                                 

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Zootaxa 1606: 1-28 (3 Oct. 2007)  10 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 15 Aug. 2007
Descriptions of larvae of the tribe Hyperini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): III. Mature larvae of the genus Donus Jekel, 1865
JIRI SKUHROVEC (Czech Republic)

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Zootaxa 1606: 29-39 (3 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 34 references                            Accepted: 6 Sep. 2007
Taxonomy of the myrmecophilous genus Lomechusa (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae: Lomechusini) from China
YONG-JIE CHEN & HONG-ZHANG ZHOU (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 1606: 41-50 (3 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 24 references                            Accepted: 14 Aug. 2007
Resurrection of Crypturgus subcribrosus Eggers 1933 stat. n., and its close phylogenetic relationship to Nearctic Crypturgus (Coleoptera, Scolytinae)
Bjarte H. Jordal (Norway) & Milos Knizek (Czech Republic)

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Zootaxa 1606: 51-57 (3 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 18 references                            Accepted: 16 Aug. 2007
A new species of Xestocoris Van Duzee, with comments on the genus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae: Rhyparochrominae)
JANE E. O'DONNELL (USA)

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Zootaxa 1606: 59-68 (3 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 31 Aug. 2007
A systematic study of the genus Matsumuraeses Issiki from China (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae)
JINMEI LV & HOUHUN LI (P.R. China)

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 Zootaxa 1605, 68 pp (1 Oct. 2007)  4 papers           1 erratum                                                                   

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Zootaxa 1605: 1-32 (1 Oct. 2007)  12 plates; 28 references                            Accepted: 9 Aug. 2007
Postembryonal development in Caprellidae: SEM description and comparison of ready-to-hatch juveniles and adults of two Mediterranean skeleton shrimps (Crustacea: Amphipoda)
Carola Lang, Traudl Krapp & Roland R. Melzer (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1605: 33-46 (1 Oct. 2007)  10 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 24 Jul. 2007
Two new species of Pseudoscopelus (Teleostei: Chiasmodontidae), with a new diagnosis for the genus
MARCELO R. S. MELO, H. J. WALKER, JR & CYNTHIA KLEPADLO (USA)

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Zootaxa 1605: 47-58 (1 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 38 references                            Accepted: 3 Aug. 2007
A brief review of Triplophysa (Cypriniformes: Balitoridae) species from the Tarim Basin in Xinjiang, China, with description of a new species
JINLU LI, NAIFA LIU & JUNXING YANG (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 1605: 59-67 (1 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
A new species of Chiasmocleis (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Iquitos region, Amazonian Peru, with possible direct development
JIRI MORAVEC (Czech Republic)
& JORN KOHLER (Germany)
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Zo
otaxa
1605: 68 (1 Oct. 2007)

Erratum ( Kabat, A.R. & Petit, R.E. (2007) Glenn Robert Webb (19181999), his molluscan taxa, and his journal Gastropodia (19521994). Zootaxa, 1589, 121.)
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 Zootaxa 1604, 68 pp (1 Oct. 2007)  5 papers                                                                                                 

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Zootaxa 1604: 1-20 (1 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 18 references                            Accepted: 24 Jul. 2007
Contribution to the knowledge of the genus Harpalus in China, with description of new taxa (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Harpalini)
Boris M. Kataev (Russia) & Hongbin Liang (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 1604: 21-35 (1 Oct. 2007)  0 plates; 43 references                            Accepted: 31 Aug. 2007
Additions to the mirid (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) fauna of China, 2000-2006
BAO-YING QI (P.R. China), CARL W. SCHAEFER (USA) & LU XIU-HUA (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 1604: 37-45 (1 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 3 Sep. 2007
The flower bug genus Montandoniola Poppius (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) from Indonesia, with descriptions of two new species
KAZUTAKA YAMADA (Japan), TOSHIYA HIROWATARI (Japan), WAYAN SUSILA (Indonesia) & SHUJI OKAJIMA (Japan)

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Zootaxa 1604: 47-51 (1 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 4 references                            Accepted: 29 Aug. 2007
Description of the male of Mayriphilopterus nystalicus Mey, 2004 (Phthiraptera, Ischnocera, Philopteridae)
MICHEL P. VALIM & PEDRO M. LINARDI (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1604: 53-68 (1 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 31 Aug. 2007
New Australian spore-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae)
LAURENCE A. MOUND (Australia)

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