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A new Psebena sp.


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Psebena sp. Part of a paper that is being prepared by Eduard Vives on some Philippine Cerambycidae, with some new species, is what the author said is a new Psebena species. This paper is actually the second installment of his first work.

This cerambycid is rather unusual in that its elytra is abbreviated a third from the end of the abdomen. Found in high montane forests in Mindanao, This is the first time that this genus is recorded in the country. The specimen is not perfect as three legs are missing.

Update: Eduard Vives will be describing this new species under genus Elongatomerioneda (not Psebena), the first occurence in the Philippines.