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Published: 2020-09-23
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A new species of the genus Urumaelmis Satô (Coleoptera, Elmidae, Macronychini) from Kyushu Island, Japan

Fukuoka Institute of Health and Environmental Sciences, Mukaizano 39, Dazaifu, Fukuoka, 811−0135 Japan
Nagoya City Public Health Research Institute, Anagahora 2266−132, Shimoshidami, Moriyama-ku, Nagoya, 463−0003 Japan
Coleoptera Elmid beetle riffle beetle aquatic insects East Asia


A new species, Urumaelmis flammea Nakajima and Kamite, sp. nov., is described from Kyushu, Japan. This is the second species of the genus Urumaelmis Satô, 1963. The new species differs from the previously known species in the body size, the elytral carinae, and the shape of the aedeagus.



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