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Bennyboymothman
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Posted - 05/05/2021 :  20:57:38  Show Profile  Email Poster  Visit Bennyboymothman's Homepage  Send Bennyboymothman a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote

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Pterolophia sp? Prosoplus or Rhytiphora
Not sure on this one.

Data: 18-12-16 - 18 km SSE of Honiara - Koso Village environ 500-600 m - Guadalcanal Island - Solomon Islands - South Pacific

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Ben

Francesco
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Posted - 05/05/2021 :  21:36:38  Show Profile  Email Poster  Visit Francesco's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Prosoplus... truncate elytra with white band is an unusual combination.
With the key I reach P. pseudobasalis Breuning, 1938 and P. sinuatus Breuning, 1938 (both present in Guadalcanal), but I do not think that it belongs to these species

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Bennyboymothman
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Posted - 05/05/2021 :  22:53:14  Show Profile  Email Poster  Visit Bennyboymothman's Homepage  Send Bennyboymothman a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Thank you, does seem not to match my other Prosoplus species.
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