Two new species of the genus Metabacetus Bates, 1892 from the Philippines, and taxonomic notes on the genus Aristopus LaFerté-Sénectère, 1853 (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Pterostichinae, Abacetini)

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Alexander Anichtchenko

Keywords : Coleoptera, Abacetini, taxonomy, new species, synonymy, Philippines

Two new species of the genus Metabacetus Bates, 1892 from Mindanao Island (Philippines) are described and illustrated: M. novus sp. nov. and M. straneoi sp. nov. Two new synonyms for Aristopus latus (Andrewes, 1947) are established: Drimostoma kaszabi Jedlička, 1954 syn. nov., and Aristopus humeratus Fedorenko, 2021 syn. nov. Images of habitus and genitalia of A. latus are provided. Aristopus latus is recorded from the Philippines for the first time.

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