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A new species of Scirtes Illiger, 1807 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae) from Virginia and South Carolina, U.S.A.
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Springer CA, Waller DA. 2021. A new species of Scirtes Illiger, 1807 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae) from Virginia and South Carolina, U.S.A. Insecta Mundi 0882: 1–9.
Scirtes goodrichi Springer and Waller, a new species of Scirtes Illiger, 1807 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae: Scirtinae) from Virginia and South Carolina, is described and illustrated. Six species are now recognized for Scirtes in America north of Mexico: S. orbiculatus (Fabricius), S. tibialis Guérin-Méneville, S. oblongus Guérin-Méneville, S. plagiatus Schaeffer and S. goliai Epler. A taxonomic key to the six species of Scirtes is provided.
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