Catalogue of type specimens of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic - Scarabaeoidea: Bolboceratidae, Geotrupidae, Glaphyridae, Hybosoridae, Ochodaeidae and Trogidae

Pages 297-332
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae | 2009/49/1

Type specimens from the collection of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the Department of Entomology, National Museum, Prague, are currently being catalogued. Here we present precise information about species-group types of the following scarabaeoid families: three taxa of the family Bolboceratidae, 83 taxa of Geotrupidae, 18 taxa of Glaphyridae, five taxa of Hybosoridae, two taxa of Ochodaeidae and 12 taxa of Trogidae. The rediscovery of the original syntypes of Geotrupes hoffmannseggi Fairmaire, 1856 and Bolboceras excavatum R. A. Philippi, 1859 set already designated neotypes for both species aside.

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