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Title A new species of the seed beetle genus Megacerus Fǻhraeus, 1839 (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) and redescription of Megacerus centralis (Pic), with a key to the Mexican species and new host and distribution records.

Authors Nápoles, J. R.

Author Affiliation Especialidad de Entomología y Acarología, Postgrado en Fitosanidad Colegio de Postgraduados Montecillo, Estado de México, Mexico.

Journal Coleopterists Bulletin 2018 Vol 72 No. 3 pp. 531-540

ISSN 0010-065X


Abstract

Megacerus westcotti Romero, new species, is described and figured. A key to the 32 Mexican species of Megacerus Fǻhraeus is presented, and new host and distribution records are given for species in the genus. Megacerus centralis (Pic) is redescribed.
Publication type
Journal article

Publisher
Coleopterists Society

Year of publication
2018

Location of publication
Elk Grove

Country of publication
USA

Language of publication
English

Language of summary
English

Geographical location
Mexico

Record number
20183338995

Organism descriptor
insects
Megacerus


Descriptor
arthropod pests
descriptions
geographical distribution
hosts
insect pests
keys
morphology
morphotaxonomy
new geographic records
new host records
new species
pests
plant pests
redescriptions
taxonomy


Identifier
Megacerus centralis
pest arthropods
pest insects
systematics


Broad Term
Bruchidae
Coleoptera
insects
Hexapoda
arthropods
invertebrates
animals
eukaryotes
APEC countries
Developing Countries
Latin America
America
North America
OECD Countries
Threshold Countries