Kazantsev S.V. 2017. Three new species of Phaneros Kazantsev, 1992, with taxonomic notes and a key to Phaneros sensu stricto (Coleoptera: Lycidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.26. No.4: 319–326 [in English].

Insect Centre, Donetskaya 13–326, Moscow 109651, Russia. E-mail: kazantss@mail.ru

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Lycidae, new species, taxonomy, Afrotropical region.

ABSTRACT. Three new species, Phaneros (s.str.) elgonensis, Ph. (s.str.) eurus and Ph. (s.str.) vespertinus spp.n. are described from, respectively, Uganda, Tanzania and Equatorial Guinea. Phaneros caffer (Kleine, 1933) is transferred from Phaneros (s.str.) to Phaneros (Kleineria) Kazantsev, 2004 as Phaneros (Kleineria) caffer (Kleine, 1933), comb.n. and Lectotype of Stadenus caffer Kleine, 1933 is designated. A key to Phaneros sensu stricto is provided and all seven known species of the subgenus are illustrated.

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