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Cis tauriensis from Turkey

Cis tauriensis


Cis tauriensis sp. n. from Turkey is described and figured. It belongs to the Cis comptus group.

The Cis comptus group in the Palaearctic Region comprises hitherto five species:
C. comptus GYLLENHAL, 1827 – wide spread in Europe, North Africa, Asia Minor, Caucasus, Siberia, and the Far East;
C. striatulus MELLIÉ, 1849 – rare, confirmed localities known from southern Europe, North Africa, Caucasus, Azerbaijan, and Krasnodarskiy Kray in Russia; recorded also from Central Europe and central part of Russia but these records
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Nomenclatural changes in the family Ciidae

Department of Entomology, National Museum, Kunratice 1, CZ-148 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic;

Type specimens of the species Anobium micans Fabricius, 1792, A. nitidum Fabricius, 1792, and Kateretes castaneus Herbst, 1793, were revised and lectotypes designated. Read more

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