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Revision of the Australian Coccinellidae (Coleoptera). Part 3. Tribe Sukunahikonini

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The Australian members of the circumtropical coccinellid tribe Sukunahikonini are revised and placed in three genera: Scymnomorphus Weise (five species), Pharellus Sicard (two species) and Paraphellus Chazeau (two species). Scymnus rostratus Lea, 1929 is transferred to Paraphellus as P. rostratus (Lea) comb. n. The following new species are described from Australia: Pharellus glabratus sp. n., P. popei sp. n.; Paraphellus magnopunctatus sp. n.; Scymnomorphus fulvus sp. n., S. hirtus sp. n., S. ker sp. n., S. luteus sp. n., S. storeyi sp. n. Nomenclatural history, diagnoses and distribution are provided for each species. Keys to the genera and species are included.
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Keywords: Coccinellidae; Coleoptera; Paraphellus; Pharellus; Scymnomorphus; Sukunahikonini

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. 2: Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wilcza 64, 00-679 Warsaw, Poland.

Publication date: November 1, 2005

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