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Published: 2017-11-01

First record and a new species of Cylindroxystus Bierig (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Paederinae) in Colombia

Laboratorio de Entomología, Departamento de Biología, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.
Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Instituto de Biociências, Departamento de Biologia e Zoologia, Cuiabá, MT. Brazil.
Coleoptera Staphylinidae Paederinae


Cylindroxystus janualis sp. nov., of the Paederinae, subtribe Cylindroxystina, from Chocó, northwest Colombia is described, illustrated and distinguished from the other species mainly using aedeagal characters. This is the first record of Cylindroxystus Bierig 1943 from Colombia.



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    Bierig, A. (1943) Algunos estaphylinidae (Col.) nuevos de Costa Rica (26.a contribución). Revista Chilena de Historia Natural, 45, 154–163.

    Herman, L.H. (1991) Revision of the subtribe Cylindroxystina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 203, 1–83.

How to Cite

RAMÍREZ, J., & ASENJO, A. (2017). First record and a new species of <em>Cylindroxystus</em> Bierig (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Paederinae) in Colombia. Zootaxa, 4341(3), 437–440.