A new species of Diaphorocera from Morocco with unclear relationships and a key to the species (Coleoptera, Meloidae, Cerocomini)

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Diaphorocera neglecta sp. nov. from Morocco is described. Photos of the new species are provided and male features are figured. The new species has intermediate characters between the groups of D. hemprichi and D. promelaena as defined in the literature. These groups are discussed and a new key to the species is presented.


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Coleoptera; Diaphorocera neglecta sp. n.; key; relationships; Sahara


Who created the resource:

Ladislav Černý
The South Bohemian Museum in České Budějovice Dukelská 1 37051 České Budějovice CZ

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Marco Alberto Bologna
professor of zoology
Università Roma Tre Viale G. Marconi 446 00146 Roma IT

Who filled in the metadata:

Ladislav Černý
The South Bohemian Museum in České Budějovice Dukelská 1 370 51 České Budějovice CZ

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [31.501, -4.603], North East [31.528, -4.57]

Taxonomic Coverage

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Species  Diaphorocera neglecta