Matalin A.V. 2023. New species and new records of South and North American tiger beetles (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.32. No.2: 149–154 [in English].

Moscow State Pedagogical University, Education-Scientific Centre of Ecology & Biodiversity, Kibalchicha str. 6, build. 3, 129164, Moscow, Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.32.2.04

ABSTRACT. New records of tiger beetles (Coleoptera, Cicindelidae) from different regions of South and North America are presented and discussed. Iresia (Palaeoiresia) petrovi sp.n. is described from the Peruvian Region of Junin. Tetracha lafertei Thomson, 1857 is recorded for the first time from Argentina. Odontocheila emilerivalieri Moravec, 2016 and O. bipunctata (Fabricius, 1792) are recorded from Peru for the first time. Some new regional records are also given: two species in the Peruvian Province of Satipo, one subspecies each in the Provinces of Oxapampa and Atalaya, one species in the Paraguayan Department of Cordillera, and one subspecies in the state of Texas (USA). The external features, as well as the basic measurements of the male of Langea mellicollis Sumlin, 1993 are presented for the first time.

KEY WORDS. Taxonomy, fauna, tiger beetles, new species, new records, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, USA.

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