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Published in Insecta Mundi (2014) 0336: 1-9.


Published in 2014 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P. O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 USA

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Two new species of Deltosoma Thomson, 1864 are described from French Guiana: D. humeralis sp. nov. and D. fernandezi sp. nov. Deltosoma lacordairei Thomson, 1864 is redescribed based on examination of the holotype. A study of the aedeagi of these three species was conducted. Dorsal habitus photographs of both sexes, ventral photographs of males, and aedeagi photographs are provided.

Deux espèces nouvelles de Deltosoma Thomson, 1864 sont décrites de Guyane: D. humeralis sp. nov. et D. fernandezi sp. nov. Deltosoma lacordairei Thomson, 1864 est redécrit d’après l’holotype. Les édéages des trois espèces sont comparés. Des photographies des faces dorsales des deux sexes, ventrales des mâles et des édéages sont fournies.