Check List 9(2): 323-328, doi: 10.15560/9.2.323
The current status of knowledge on Lycidae Laporte, 1836 from Brazil (Insecta: Coleoptera) [with erratum]
expand article infoElynton Alves do Nascimento
‡ Universidade Estadual do Centro-Oeste, Brazil
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Lycids are often very aposematic toxic beetles, and are considered models in mimicry systems. They are cosmopolitan, with the highest diversity around tropical regions, however the knowledge of the South American lycids is yet relatively poor. Here I present an overview of the Brazilian lycids including a complete list of species and updated occurrence data.