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Date of this Version

September 1992


Published in Insecta Mundi Vol. 6, No. 3, September, 1992. Copyright © 1992 by Ribeiro-Costa and Kingsolver.

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A new South American Amb1ycerus Thunberg, A. sosia is described and illustrated. Geographic distribution and comments about related species are also presented. A lectotype is designated for A. centralis (Sharp, 1885) =A. cistelinus (Gyllenhal, 1833).

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