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Insecta Mundi 0328: 1-9 (2014)


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Three new species of Phyllophaga are described from northeastern Mexico: P. (s.str.) gramma n. sp. from grasslands near Monterrey city, state of Nuevo Leon; P. (s.str.) jeanmathieui n. sp. from mixed forests of Sierra Chipinque, Nuevo Leon; and P. (Listrochelus) pinophilus n. sp. from pine-oak forests of mountains in Nuevo Leon and Coahuila. Illustrations of diagnostic structures and comments about the relations of each species are provided.

Se describen tres especies nuevas de Phyllophaga procedentes del noreste de México: P. (s.str.) gramma n. sp. de los pastizales cercanos a la ciudad de Monterrey, Nuevo León; P. (s.str.) jeanmathieui n. sp. de los bosques mixtos de la Sierra de Chipinque, Nuevo León; y P. (Listrochelus) pinophilus n. sp. de los bosques mixtos en las montañas de Nuevo León y Coahuila. Se incluyen ilustraciones de las estructuras diagnósticas y comentarios sobre las relaciones de cada una de las especies descritas