Five new Philonthus species (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Philonthina) from the Afrotropical Region.

Pages 671-682
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae | 2009/49/2

Five new species of the genus Philonthus Stephens, 1829 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) are described: Philonthus jelineki sp. nov. (Republic of South Africa), Philonthus jelinekianus sp. nov. (Nigeria), Philonthus loxodonta sp. nov. (Republic of South Africa), Philonthus phacochoerus sp. nov. (Liberia) and Philonthus tragelaphus sp. nov. (Republic of South Africa). All species are described, illustrated and compared with related species.

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