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December 2003


Published in Folia Heyrovskyana 11:3-4 (December 31,2003), pp. 143-154. ISSN 1210-4108. Published by KABOUREK Publishing, Ltd., Sokolská 3923, 760 01 Zlin, Czech Republic. Used by permission.


Neoscelis coracina Mudge et Ratcliffe sp. n., from Jalisco, Mexico, is described and illustrated. Intraspecific variation is discussed, and diagnostic characters separating N. coracina sp. n. from N. dohrni (Westwood, 1855) are given. The key to males of New World Goliathini is revised. Notes on habitat, behavior, and collecting N. coracina sp. n. are included. A new state record is provided for N. dohrni.

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