Corymbitodes Buysson,

Schimmel, Rainer & Tarnawski, Dariusz, 2015, Three new species of the genus Corymbitodes Buysson, 1904 from Nepal and India with a description of the male of Corymbitodes kambaitiana Fleutiaux, 1942 (Coleoptera: Elateridae), Zootaxa 3925 (4), pp. 551-561: 560-561

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3925.4.4

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scientific name

Corymbitodes Buysson
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Key to the species of the genus Corymbitodes Buysson  from India and Nepal

1 Antennae moniliform, antennomeres 4–10 subtrapezoidal, apically obtuse........................................ 2.

- Antennae serrate, antennomeres 4–10 subtrapezoidal, apically strongly serrate.................................... 3.

2 Black with blackish metallic sheen; pronotum longitudinally campaniform; punctures laterally on pronotum with interstices 0.5–2 times puncture diameter; antennae exceeding pronotal apices by the length of the last two antennomeres....................................................................................... C. kambaitiana Fleutiaux, 1942 

- Black with purple violet sheen; pronotum subrectangular; punctures laterally on pronotum with interstices reduced to small wrinkles; antennae exceeding pronotal apices by the length of the last antennomere................. C. chassaini  sp. nov.

3 Antennae exceeding pronotal apices by the length of the last two and a half antennomeres; punctures on pronotum with inter-

stices equal to their diameter; surface of elytra almost plain; parameres subapically very slightly cochleariform.............................................................................................. C. bengalensis  sp. nov. - Antennae exceeding pronotal apices by the length of the last two antennomeres; punctures on pronotum with interstices reduced to small and arched wrinkles; surface of elytra conspicuously micro-reticulated and transversely rugose; parameres subapically almost straight, laterally slightly concave........................................ C. nepalensis  sp. nov.