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Published: 2019-03-27
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A new species of Faronus Aubé, 1844, endemic to Malta (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae)

Museum of Entomology, All-Russian Plant Quarantine Center, Pogranichnaya 32, Bykovo 140150, Russia.
Institute of Earth Systems, Division of Rural Sciences and Food Technology, University of Malta, Msida MSD 2010, Malta.
Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche, Geologiche ed Ambientali dell’Università—sezione Biologia Animale—via Androne 81, I—95124 Catania, Italia.
Coleoptera Faronini taxonomy Mediterranean


Faronus rica sp. nov. endemic to Malta is described and illustrated, and placed in the Faronus hispanus species group. Faronus rica sp. nov. is closely related to F. siculus Fiori, 1913, an endemic species to Sicily, and they can be distinguished based on morphological features highlighted in the present work.



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