Protapalochrus (Latapalochrus) Tshernyshev

Tshernyshev, Sergei E., 2016, A review of species of the genera Protapalochrus Erichson and Paratinoides L. Medvedev (Coleoptera, Malachiidae), Zootaxa 4139 (3), pp. 369-390: 378

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Protapalochrus (Latapalochrus) Tshernyshev

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Protapalochrus (Latapalochrus) Tshernyshev  , subgen. n.

Type species Protapalochrus puncticollis ( Wittmer, 1970)  .

Differential diagnosis. The species of the subgenus differ from their congeners of the nominative subgenus by the following characters: body subparallel, distinctly widened posteriorly, pronotum transversal, weakly narrowed at base just behind basal fifth, 3rd antennal segment longer than the 1st antennomere.