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Description of Hydrosmectomorpha Klimaszewski and Webster, a new subgenus of Atheta C.G. Thomson, with three new Canadian species (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae). 2018. Klimaszewski, J.; Webster, R.P.; Davies, A.; Bourdon, C. Insecta Mundi 648: 1-12.

Year: 2018

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 39300

Language: English

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A new subgenus, Hydrosmectomorpha Klimaszewski and Webster, of the genus Atheta C.G. Thomson (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) is erected to accommodate three new species and Atheta newfoundlandica (Klimaszewski and Langor). The new species are: Atheta (Hydrosmectomorpha) meduxnekeagensis Webster and Klimaszewski, new species; Atheta (Hydrosmectomorpha) quebecensis Webster and Klimaszewski, new species, Atheta (Hydrosmectomorpha) vincenti Webster and Klimaszewski, new species. The new species are described, illustrated, and a key is provided. Atheta newfoundlandica (Klimaszewski and Langor), was recently transferred from Hydrosmecta C.G. Thomson to an unspecified subgenus of Atheta. New habitat/collection data are presented for the treated species.