2011 /51/2

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

Dermaptera of Iran with description of Euborellia angustata sp. nov.

A check-list of the Dermaptera of Iran is presented based on published data and revision of the collection deposited in the National Museum, Praha, Czech Republic. The collection includes 114 specimens in 8 species, of which one, Forcipula quadrispinosa (Dohrn, 1863), is reported for the first time…

A new species of the genus Eusarima (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Issidae) from Iran

Nepalius Dlabola, 1997 is revalidated as a subgenus of the genus Eusarima Yang, 1994 in CHAN & YANG (1994). A new species, Eusarima (Nepalius) iranica sp. nov., is described from Iran. A diagnosis of the genus Eusarima is provided with keys to the subgenera and to the species of the subgenus…

Two new species of the Epimetopus mendeli species group and notes on its adult and larval morphology (Coleoptera: Hydrophiloidea: Epimetopidae).

The Epimetopus mendeli species group is delineated based on characters of the head, elytra and male genitalia. Three species are included in the group: E. mendeli sp. nov. (Peru), E. flavicaptus sp. nov. (Ecuador) and E. angulatus Balfour-Browne, 1949 (Bolivia). The external morphology of Epimetopus…

A review of the Japanese Kateretidae fauna (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)

The family Kateretidae of Japan is revised. Nine species belonging to 6 genera are recognized, including: Kateretes japonicus Hisamatsu, 1985, K. takagii S-T. Hisamatsu, 2006, Platamartus jakowlewi Reitter, 1892, Heterhelus (Heterhelus) scutellaris (Heer, 1841), H. (Heterhelus) morio (Reitter,…

Taxonomic revision of the Oriental species of Notoxus (Coleoptera: Anthicidae)

The Oriental Notoxus Geoffroy, 1762, comprising 27 species, are revised. Five species insufficiently described by Maurice Pic, Notoxus donckieri Pic, 1908, N. inbasalis Pic, 1926, N. peguensis Pic, 1914, N. sinensis Pic, 1907, and N. suturalifer Pic, 1932, are redescribed. Other known species are…

New Oriental species of Gnoristinae with pectinate antennae (Diptera: Mycetophilidae)

Two new species of Mycetophilidae (Diptera), tentatively placed in Dziedzickia Johannsen, 1909, are described – D. bifida sp. nov. (India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia) and D. pectinata sp. nov. (Thailand). A brief discussion of the relationships among some genera of Gnoristinae is also presented.