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Species of Praocis (Orthogonoderes) inhabit central and northern Chile, western and northern Argentina, western Bolivia and southern Peru. They occur from 12°South (Cuzco, Peru) to 38°South in Chile (Nahuelbuta) and 39°South in Argentina (Neuquén) in the biogeographic provinces of Puna, Atacama, Coquimbo, Santiago, Maule, Prepuna, Monte, and Central Patagonia (Morrone 2006). One species (Praocis (Orthogonoderes) insularis Kulzer) has been recorded in the Guacolda island in the Pacific Ocean (28°S) (Kulzer 1958; Peña 1966) (Fig. 29).
- Gustavo E. Flores, Jaime Pizarro-Araya
- bibliographic citation
- Flores G, Pizarro-Araya J (2014) Towards a revision of the South American genus Praocis Eschscholtz (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae), with estimation of the diversity of each subgenus ZooKeys 415: 53–80
- Gustavo E. Flores
- Jaime Pizarro-Araya