New and rare pseudomorphine species from Western Australia (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae, Pseudomorphinae)

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ABSTRACT – Eight new species of the carabid genera Sphallomorpha Westwood and Adelotopus Hope are described from Western Australia: Sphallomorpha parinterioris, S. permutata, S. szitoi, S. favorufa, S. clypeosetosa, AdeIotopus pilbarae, A. basalis and A. minutus. Records from Western Australia of the following rare or poorly documented species are also dealt with: Sphallomorpha froggatti (Macleay), S. faIIax (Westwood), S. polysetosa Baehr, S. guttigera (Newman), S. maculata (Newman), S. uniformis Baehr, S. flavopicea Baehr, Adelotopus brevipennis Macleay, A. puncticolIis angustemaculatus Baehr, A. rubiginosus Newman, A. houstoni Baehr, A. adustus Baehr, A. coriaceus Baehr, A. paroensis Castelnau, Cainogenion ipsoides occiclentale Baehr, and Paussotropus cylindricus (Chaudoir). For SphaIlomorpha flavopicea Baehr and Aclelotopus houstoni Baehr the male genitalia are described and figured for the first time. All new species and those to which new taxonomic information is added, are inserted in the respective general keys. The Western Australian distributions of most mentioned species are figured in maps.

Author(s) Martin Baehr
Records 24 : Part 2
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