Description

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Small size (length: 2.1–2.3 mm, width: 1.4–1.6 mm). Body oval, elongated, parallel, black, shiny, with reddish legs. Pronotum with finer and sparse punctation, longer on lateral area, with a large puncture on medial part close to posterior margin. Pronotal hypomeron glabrous in dorsal view. Elytron with finer and sparse punctation in intervals; dorsal elytral striae 1–5 complete, well demarcated with punctures, sutural stria present, reduced on basal part. Pygidium without grooves. Protibiae with teeth expanded and 2 short, separated denticles and a long apical spur; proximal half of outer margin serrate, with small spurs.
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Fernando H. Aballay, Gerardo Arriagada, Gustavo E. Flores, Néstor D. Centeno
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Aballay F, Arriagada G, Flores G, Néstor D. Centeno (2013) An illustrated key to and diagnoses of the species of Histeridae (Coleoptera) associated with decaying carcasses in Argentina ZooKeys 261: 61–84
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Fernando H. Aballay
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Gerardo Arriagada
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Gustavo E. Flores
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Néstor D. Centeno
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Distribution

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Cosmopolitan (Mazur 2011). New record for Argentina.
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Fernando H. Aballay, Gerardo Arriagada, Gustavo E. Flores, Néstor D. Centeno
bibliographic citation
Aballay F, Arriagada G, Flores G, Néstor D. Centeno (2013) An illustrated key to and diagnoses of the species of Histeridae (Coleoptera) associated with decaying carcasses in Argentina ZooKeys 261: 61–84
author
Fernando H. Aballay
author
Gerardo Arriagada
author
Gustavo E. Flores
author
Néstor D. Centeno
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Zookeys