Pterorhopalus mizotai

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Pterorhopalus mizotai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Beetle
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Carabidae
Genus: Pterorhopalus
Species: P. mizotai
Binomial name
Pterorhopalus mizotai
Maruyama, 2011


This species is similar in coloration and punctation of pronotum to Platyrhopalus irregularis Ritsema, 1880 and Pl. tonkinensis Janssens, 1948, but is easily distinguished from them by the flattened subtriangular antennal club and the slender legs that are not compressed.





The holotype was collected by a Malaise trap. No further information was available.