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MERMUDES, Jose Ricardo M.. Lectotype designations for Ptychoderini species (Coleoptera, Anthribidae, Anthribinae) of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2010, vol.54, n.3, pp.423-427. ISSN 0085-5626.

Based on a study of the type material housed in the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Paris, lectotypes are designated for the following species: 1) described by Jekel in 1855 - Ptychoderes columbianus, P. callosus, P. mixtus, P. antiquus, Hypselotropis batesi, Ectatotropis conicollis, and Tropipygus speciosus; 2) described by Thomson in 1858 - Phloeotragus sparsutus. The following species have the type specimens illustrated: Ptychoderes mixtus, lectotype female; P. tricostifrons, holotype male; Hypselotropis speciosa, lectotype male; Phloeotragus sparsutus, lectotype male and paralectotype female.

Keywords : Afrotropical; Hypselotropis; neotropical; Phloeotragus; Ptychoderes; type material.

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