Paraselenis (Spaethiechoma) puncticollis (Spaeth, 1907)

Chaboo, Caroline S., 2014, New Records for Neotropical Tortoise Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae Sensu Lato), The Coleopterists Bulletin 68 (2), pp. 269-270: 269-270

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1649/0010-065x-68.2.269

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/DF0687DD-FFC1-241E-5489-FA74FE5FFEFB

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Valdenar

scientific name

Paraselenis (Spaethiechoma) puncticollis (Spaeth, 1907)
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Paraselenis (Spaethiechoma) puncticollis (Spaeth, 1907)  

(Tribe Mesomphaliini   )

The majority of the 29 known species of Paraselenis Spaeth   occur in Brazil (Borowiec and Świętojańska 2014); five species are subsocial (Chaboo et al. 2014). This Paraguayan specimen is a new country record for P. puncticollis   .

PARAGUAY: Cazaapa Hermosa , prop. Lopez family, San Rafael Reserve, 80 m, 26°18′56″S 55°44′29″W, 5 Dec 2000, coll. ZH Falin, C Garcia PAR1F00 113 [1, SEMC] GoogleMaps   .

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