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Meligethes (Clypeogethes) ater (Nitidulidae: Meligethini) - atlas of sap beetles of Russia

A.G. Kirejtshuk

          Family Nitidulidae (atlas of sap beetles of Russia)
       Tribe Meligethini C.G. Thomson, 1859
    Genus Meligethes Stephens, 1829
Subgenus Clypeogethes Scholtz, 1932

Meligethes (Clypeogethes) ater C. Brisout de Barneville, 1863



Body length: 2.0-3.2 mm.



Meligethes (Clypeogethes) ater
(photo by A. Herrmann)


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