Title

A New Species of Scirtes Illiger, 1807 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae) from Virginia and South Carolina, USA

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2021

Publication Title

Insecta Mundi

Volume

0882

Pages

1-9

Abstract

Scirtes goodrichi Springer and Waller, a new species of Scirtes Illiger, 1807 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae: Scirtinae) from Virginia and South Carolina, is described and illustrated. Six species are now recognized for Scirtes in America north of Mexico: S. orbiculatus (Fabricius), S. tibialis Guérin-Méneville, S. oblongus Guérin-Méneville, S. plagiatus Schaeffer and S. goliai Epler. A taxonomic key to the six species of Scirtes is provided.

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Springer, C. A., & Waller, D. A. (2021). A new species of Scirtes Illiger, 1807 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae) from Virginia and South Carolina, USA. Insecta Mundi, 0882, 1-9. https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/insectamundi/1375/

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