Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

September 1997


Insecta Mundi, published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, is available online at Copyright © by Stange.


Thirty four species of Zethus are enumerated from Venezuela, providing known and new locality records. Six new species are described: Z. rubioi and Z. vincenti in the subgenus Zethusculus, Z. carpenteri, and Z. milleri in the subgenus Zethoides, and Z. bolivarensis and Z. yepezi in the nominate subgenus. A key to the species of Venezuela is provided. The distribution patterns of Zethus are discussed.

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