Nabozhenko M.V., Bekchanov N.Kh., Bekchanov Kh.U.

A new species of the genus Philhammus Fairmaire, 1871 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from Uzbekistan

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A new species of darkling beetles of the genus Philhammus Fairmaire, 1871 is described from Amudarya bank, Khorezm Region, Uzbekistan: Ph. dilaramae Nabozhenko et N. Bekchanov, sp. n. This first representative of the genus in the country belongs to the nominotypical subgenus and most similar to Pre-Caspian Ph. zaitsevi G.S. Medvedev, 1979. The new species differs from the latter in the structure of genae, eyes and pronotum.

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