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Published: 2019-11-27
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A new species of Passandra Dalman (Coleoptera: Passandridae) from the Philippines and Borneo

Institute of Life Sciences and Technologies, Daugavpils University, Vienības 13, Daugavpils, LV-5401, Latvia.
Coleoptera Cucujoidea parasitic flat bark beetles taxonomy Southeast Asia Oriental region


Passandra barsevskisi sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Passandridae) is described and illustrated from Borneo and the Philippines. The new species can be distinguished from all known species of Passandra by the following combination of features: head, pronotum and elytra black; antennomeres 3–10 with narrow groove ventrally, male antennae robust with antennomeres 4–10 swollen; admedian grooves of head deep, long, almost straight, slightly diverging anteriorly; median process of head well developed and reaching occipital groove; pronotal disc with two deep and long admedian grooves; pronotal sublateral lines entire, widely separated anteriorly; submarginal basal groove deeply and narrowly emarginate medially in male, notched in female; each elytron with lines I and VI complete, lines II and V incomplete; and median lobe of aedeagus with triangular apical portion and rounded apex.



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