2009 /49/2

ISSN: 0374-1036 (print), 1804-6487 (online)
Vedoucí redaktor: Kment Petr

Preliminary re-examination of genus-level taxonomy of the pollen beetle subfamily Meligethinae (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)

The pollen beetle subfamily Meligethinae C. G. Thomson, 1859 (Nitidulidae), is distributed throughout the Holarctic, Afrotropical, Oriental, and Australasian Regions. Previously, the subfamily included fifteen genera and approximately seven hundred species, most of which were attributed to the…

Review of the New Zealand endemic family Cyclaxyridae, new family (Coleoptera: Polyphaga)

In this paper we review the endemic New Zealand cucujoid beetle family Cyclaxyridae, fam. nov., which includes only the genus Cyclaxyra Broun, 1893. One new species is described (Cyclaxyra jelineki sp. nov.) and one new synonymy is established (C. politula (Broun, 1881) = C. impressa Broun, 1915,…

Contributions to the knowledge of the ‘Staphylinus-complex’ (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini) of China. Part 19. The genus Ocypus Leach, 1819, subgenus Pseudocypus Mulsant & Rey, 1876. Section 3.

The paper deals with the three species of the lewisius-lineage of the subgenus Pseudocypus Mulsant & Rey, 1876 of the genus Ocypus Leach, 1819, known to occur at present on the territory of the People’s Republic of China. Ocypus lewisius Sharp, 1874 and O. densissimus (Bernhauer, 1933) are…

A study on the tribe Poecilonotini, with a revision of the subtribe Nesotrinchina subtrib. nov. and the description of a new genus and species from Papua New Guinea (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Chrysochroinae).

The preceding definitions of the tribe Poecilonotini Jakobson, 1913 are revised and commented and a new concept of the tribe Poecilonotini sensu novo is suggested. The subtribe Nesotrinchina Bílý, Kubáň & Volkovitsh, subtrib. nov. is described and revised including a study of selected taxa of the…

Two new species of Chrysolina Motschulsky from China, with redescription of C. kozlovi Lopatin and notes on the genus Doeberlia Warchałowski (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae).

Two new species of the genus Chrysolina Motschulsky, 1860, C. jelineki Daccordi & Yang, sp. nov. and C. (Chrysocrosita) josefi Daccordi & Ge, sp. nov., are described from China and Chrysolina (Pezocrosita) kozlovi Lopatin, 1988 is redescribed. Habitus, aedeagi, spermathecae, antennae of male and…

On the South African genus Heisonyx (Coleoptera: Curculio-nidae: Entiminae).

Six new species of the genus Heisonyx Marshall, 1947 from South Africa (H. barclayi sp. nov., H. danielssoni sp. nov., H. fuscus sp. nov., H. giustocaroli sp. nov., H. hexarthrum sp. nov., and H. jelineki sp. nov.) are described, illustrated and keyed. The genus is redescribed and its taxonomic…