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Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina

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CHANI-POSSE, Mariana. Redescription of some South American species of Belonuchus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), with a checklist of the southern South American species of the genus. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. [online]. 2011, vol.70, n.3-4, pp. 213-229. ISSN 0373-5680.

Six species of Belonuchus Nordmann, 1837 from South America are redescribed and illustrated: B. aluticollis (Bernhauer, 1921), B. castaneus Chani-Posse, 2006, B. flavicoxis (Bernhauer, 1912), B. multipunctatus (Coiffait, 1981), B. richteri (Bernhauer, 1912) and B. weiserianus (Bernhauer, 1921). A checklist of the 23 species of Belonuchus currently known from southern South America is appended. A lectotype is designated for B. richteri Bernhauer, 1922.

Keywords : Belonuchus; Philonthina; Philonthus; South America; Staphylininae; Taxonomy.

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