Two new species of Acmaeodera Eschscholtz, 1829 from the Arabian Peninsula and Mauritania (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Polycestinae: Acmaeoderini).


Laboratory of Insect systematics, Zoological Institute RAS, Universitetskaya nab., 1, St. Petersburg, 199034 Russia, E-mail: [Email] [Email]


Acmaeodera (Acmaeodera) strumiai sp. nov. from Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Mauritania, and A. (Acmaeotethya) dhofarica sp. nov. from Oman and Yemen are described, illustrated and compared with related species.


Coleoptera, jewel-beetles, Palaearctic, Northwest Africa, distribution,

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