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Date of this Version

September 1998


Published in Insecta Mundi Vol. 12, No. 3-4, September-December, 1998. Copyright © 1998 by Wittmer.

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New Cantharidae (Coleoptera) from the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The material dealt with in this paper was sent for identification by Dr. M.C. Thomas from the Florida State Collection of Arthropods (FSCA). The following species new to science are described: Tylocerus basitestaceus; Silisdiscodon thomasi, S. lauegaensis; Silis superba; Tytthonyx s.str. coriaceipennis, T. s.str. barahonaensis, T. s.str. larimarensis. All holotypes and some paratypes are deposited in the above mentioned collection.

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