Arzanov Ju.G.1, Friedman A.-L.-L.2 2012. New species of Brachycerus Olivier (Coleoptera: Brachyceridae) from Turkey // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.21. No.1: 53–55 [in English].

1 Institute of arid zones of RAS, Chekhov str., 41, Rostov-on-Don 344006, Russia. E-mail:

2 Department of Zoology, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Brachyceridae, new species, Turkey.

ABSTRACT. Brachycerus anatolicus sp.n. is described. The new species is unique among all known Palaearctic Brachycerus in possessing distinct rounded tubercles on the pronotum. It resembles B. foveicollis, particularly in the form and sculpture of the elytra, but has no prominent postocular lobe on the anterolateral margin of the pronotum.

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