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On the Rhyopsocus Hagen, 1876 (Insecta: Psocoptera) of East Africa with a description of two new species

Dilian Georgiev https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2885-4895

6 February 2023 · volume 45 · (issue 2) · pp. 31–37 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: Finds of four Rhyopsocus species in East Africa were reported, two of which from Uganda were described as new to science. Other two were R. afer from Tanzania, and R. pandanicola from coastal Kenya. Information on the colouration, morphology and somatometrics was provided. An identification key for all known African species was proposed.

Keywords: Africa, biodiversity, invertebrates, tropical

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Index descriptus

Rhyopsocus ugandanus Georgiev, 2023
Rhyopsocus weingardti Georgiev, 2023

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Georgiev D. 2023 On the Rhyopsocus Hagen, 1876 (Insecta: Psocoptera) of East Africa with a description of two new species. Historia naturalis bulgarica 45: 31–37.

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