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Published: 2022-11-25

Review of the Neotropical genera Barra Jordan and Brevibarra Jordan, with description of a new species of Barra from Nicaragua, notes on the tribe Piesocorynini Valentine, and new records of Brevibarra from Brazil and Ecuador (Coleoptera: Anthribidae)

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences, Kamýcká 127, CZ-165 00 Praha 6-Suchdol, Czech Republic. 2Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Department of Forest Ecology, Zemědělská 3, CZ-613 00 Brno, Czech Republic. 3Municipal Museum of Ústí nad Labem, Natural History Department, Masarykova 1000/3, CZ-400 01 Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic.
Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo (ESPOCH), Facultad de Recursos Naturales, Panamericana sur km 1 1/2, Riobamba, Ecuador, EC060150.
5Regional Muzeum and Gallery in Česká Lípa, square Osvobození 297, 470 01 Česká Lípa, Czech Republic. Bohemian Switzerland National Park Administration, Research and Nature Conservation Department, Pražská 52, CZ-407 46 Krásná Lípa, Czech Republic.
Coleoptera Anthribinae Piesocorynini taxonomy types species discovery male genitalia Brazil Ecuador Nicaragua


The Neotropical genera Barra Jordan, 1904, and Brevibarra Jordan, 1906 (Anthribidae: Anthribinae: Piesocorynini Valentine, 1960) are reviewed. A key to obviously similar genera of this tribe, based on mandible shape, is proposed. A new species, Barra baruskae sp. nov., from Nicaragua is described, male genitalia are studied and illustrated. A key to the now three known species of Barra, and colour photographs are provided. New data on the distribution of Brevibarra scotosagis Jordan, 1906 from Brazil and Ecuador, including illustration of genitalia and colour habitus photographs, are provided.



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