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Published: 2021-05-10

New Mixaderus species from the Mascarene Islands (Coleoptera: Aderidae)

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Fakultät für Biologie, Biozentrum, Großhaderner Str. 2, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany
Coleoptera Mixaderus Réunion Island Mauritius Mascarene Islands endemic species

Abstract

Following a previous revision of species of the genus Mixaderus Collado & Alonso-Zarazaga, 1996 (Coleoptera: Aderidae) from Madagascar and the Mascarene islands, I describe here six new species from the same genus from La Réunion and Mauritius: Mixaderus reunionensis n. sp.; Mixaderus chassaini n. sp.; Mixaderus lemagneni n. sp.; Mixaderus tamisieri n. sp.; Mixaderus voisini n. sp.; Mixaderus mauritiensis n. sp. I also provide an updated key to the Mixaderus species from the Mascarene archipelago.

 

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