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IntroductionGoerinae Ulmer contains most of the genera in Goeridae, each with 1 or only a few species: Archithremma Martynov (central eastern Siberia), Gastrocentrella Ulmer (Sumatra), Silonella Fischer (France, Spain), Gastrocentrides Ulmer (Burma, Indonesia), Goeracea Denning and Goerita Ross (North America), and Lithax McLachlan (widespread across the western Palearctic). Silo Curtis is the second largest genus with over a dozen western Palearctic species. The largest genus Goera Stephens (ca. 130 species) is found in all biogeographic regions except the Neotropical, but with scant representation in the Afrotropics (1 species in southern Africa) and Australasia (2 species from the southwest Pacific).
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- First online 17 July 2010
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