Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


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Insecta Mundi 0333: 1-91 (2014)


Published in 2014 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P. O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 USA

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Thirty five Western Hemisphere species of Glaresidae (Coleoptera) are recognized. Descriptions of new species, redescriptions of those previously described, keys to groups and species, and illustrations of pertinent morphological characters are presented. Nineteen newly described species are Glaresis australis, G. bajaensis, G. bautista, G. caenulenta, G. california, G. costaricensis, G. costata, G. falli, G. dentata, G. donaldi, G. imitator, G. limbata, G. montenegro, G. paramendica, G. sabulosa, G. tumida, G. warneri, G. yanegai, and G. zacateca. Glaresis cartwrighti Gordon is recognized as a junior synonym of G. inducta Horn.