GrouvellinaRoss T. Bell
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Grouvellina is a genus with 15 species. It is confined to Madagascar and the nearby Comoro Islands, where it is the only group of Rhysodini present.
The eyes and hind wings are fully developed. There are 2-6 temporal setae. The labrum has one or two pairs of setae. The paramedian grooves of the pronotum are present. The antenna-cleaning organ is distad to the base of the tarsus or nearly so. The middle tibia has one spur and medial process. The hind tibia has two spurs in the female, one spur in the male.
Bell, R. T. and J. R. Bell. 1979. Rhysodini of the World part II. Revisions of the smaller genera (Coleoptera: Carabidae or Rhysodidae). Quaestiones Entomologicae 15: 377-446.
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Ross T. Bell
University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
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- First online 01 March 2000
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Bell, Ross T. 2000. Grouvellina. Version 01 March 2000. http://tolweb.org/Grouvellina/1805/2000.03.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/