A new species of the genus Basiliogeus Kuschel, 1994 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Nemonychidae) from Malaysia


A.A. Legalov

A new species, Basiliogeus kurbatovi Legalov, sp. n. (Rhinorhynchinae: Rhinorhynchini) from Malaysia (Sabah) is described. The new species differs from B. dacrycarpi Kuschel et Riedel, 2011 from New Guinea in the body lacking metallic lustre, shorter rostrum, wider antennal club, yellow-brown femora and wider elytra. A distribution map of the species from the genus Basiliogeus is given. It is the first record of the family Nemonychidae from the Sunda Islands and in the Oriental Region.

Keywords: Insecta; Coleoptera; Curculionoidea; Rhinorhynchinae; new species; Kalimantan


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