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Two new species of Pharaxonothinae beetles (Coleoptera: Erotylidae) inhabiting cones of the cycad Ceratozamia santillanii Pérez-Farr. & Vovides (Cycadales: Zamiaceae) in Mexico

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Florida Department of Agriculture – DPI, P. O. Box 147100, Gainesville, FL 32614-7100, USA.
Senda Sustentable A.C., Calle Cerro Azul, 208B, Fraccionamiento Lomas del Pedregal, Berriozabal, CP 29130, Chiapas, Mexico
Coleoptera Gymnosperm insect Cucujoidea co-evolution pollination Chiapas


Two beetles, Ceratophila (Vovidesa) chipjonesi, new species, and Pharaxonotha perezi, new species, (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Pharaxonothinae) are described from the male cones of the New World cycad Ceratozamia santillanii Pérez-Farr. & Vovides (Cycadales: Zamiaceae). Morphological analysis and keys are provided for distinguishing these from related beetles inhabiting Ceratozamia in Mexico.



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