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Insecta Mundi 0420: 1–6
A new species of Polytes Stål, P. debra Eger (Heteroptera: Scutelleridae: Pachycorinae) is described based on a single female collected in Peru. The new species is described and fi gured and compared to P. ruth (Breddin), its most similar congener. A revised key to species of Polytes is provided.