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Published: 2021-04-21
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Notes on a small collection of Prioninae from North-East Madagascar with the description of a new Schizodontus Quentin & Villiers, 1974 (Cerambycidae, Closterini)

Rue Genot 57, B-4032, Chênée, Belgium.
O. D. Taxonomy and Phylogeny-Entomology, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), Vautierstreet 29, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium.
The Peregrine Fund Madagascar, PO Box 4113, Antananarivo, Madagascar.
Biodiversity Inventory for Conservation (BINCO) NPO, Walmersumstraat 44, B-3380 Glabbeek, Belgium.
Komenskeho 4440, CZ-430 03 Chomutov, Czech Republic.
School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
BirdLife South Africa, Centre for Biodiversity Conservation, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa.
Aquatic and terrestrial Ecology (ATECO), Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), Vautierstreet 29, B-1000 Brussels Belgium.
Cerambycidae Closterini Coleoptera


We present observations from a small collection of longhorns belonging to the subfamily Prioninae and collected during an expedition in the rainy season to a newly designated protected area, Mahimborondro, in North-East Madagascar. The material includes a new species (S. mahimborondroensis sp. nov.) of Closterini (Prioninae) from a small genus with only two described species (Schizodontus angustus Quentin & Villiers, 1974 and S. latus Quentin & Villiers, 1974). An identification key to the three species is included. 


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