Tshernyshev S.E., Sergeev M.E.

A new species of pill beetles of the genus Curimopsis Ganglbauer, 1902 (Coleoptera: Byrrhidae) from South Siberia

Number: 405, Pages: 1 - 7

Curimopsis notiosibiricus Tshernyshev, sp. n. (Byrrhidae: Syncalyp­tinae) is described and illustrated from Altaiskii krai and Kemerovskaya oblast. It differs from all known congeners of the monticola species-group by small size (2,2 mm in length), inversely egg-shaped body distinctly narrowed posteriorly, short and round antennal club and needle-shaped aedeagus with apex slightly curved downwards.

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