Paraphetea Sakakibara and Creão-Duarte, 2000

Synonyms (and unplaced invalid names)
Flynnia McKamey, 2017
Selected references
Sakakibara and Creão-Duarte 2000a
McKamey 2017b
McKamey 2020a
Overview
The genus Paraphetea includes two species, shown below (McKamey 2020a).
Taxon images
Paraphetea
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1.Paraphetea gibbula
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2. Paraphetea fascipennis male hol...
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3.Paraphetea fascipennis male holotype
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4. Paraphetea fascipennis ...
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5. Paraphetea fascipennis male hol...
 
Distribution
Neotropical region: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru (McKamey 2020).
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Diagnostic characters
The pronotum of Paraphetea lacks the strong posterior keel observed in the genus Thuris (McKamey 2020a). McKamey (2020a) provided a key to both genera and their species.
Prepared by
Stuart H. McKamey, Lewis L. Deitz and Mark J. Rothschild, 12 August 2020.