2012 /52/1

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

Jumping plant-lice (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) of Afghanistan

The psylloid fauna of Afghanistan is reviewed comprising, 32 identified species, 15 of which are recorded from the country for the first time, including Agonoscena klapperichi sp. nov. (Psyllidae: Rhinocolinae), which is formally described and illustrated. Additional illustrations are provided for…

Revision of Mesozoic fossils of the helophorid lineage of the superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Coleoptera: Polyphaga)

A revision of the Mesozoic fossils belonging to the helophorid lineage of the superfamily Hydrophiloidea is performed and an adapted classification is suggested based on the phylogenetic analysis combining modern and fossil taxa of the lineage. Three genera are revealed as basal extinct Mesozoic…

Revision of the genus Xenonychus (Coleoptera: Histeridae)

Genus Xenonychus Wollaston, 1864 of the subfamily Saprininae is revised herein. It now contains three species: X. tridens (Jacquelin du Val, 1852), X. aralocaspius Kryzhanovskij, 1976 in Kryzhanovskij & Reichardt (1976) and X. somaliensis (Thérond, 1963) comb. nov. (transferred from Styphrus…

Haroldius jechaer sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from Yunnan, China

Haroldius jechaer sp. nov. from Yunnan province, China, is described and illustrated. The new species resembles H. stevensi Arrow, 1931 in having a large body (length 3.8 mm) and a small semi-elliptic bordered area near the base of the pronotum. Both species can be separated mainly by their…

A review of the Chinese species of Pseudopodabrus (Coleoptera: Cantharidae)

A new species of Pseudopodabrus Pic, 1906, P. foveatus sp. nov. (China: Yunnan), is described and illustrated. Another five species of this genus are recorded from China for the first time: P. brancuccii Wittmer, 1983 (Yunnan), P. impressiceps Pic, 1906 (Fujian, Guangdong), P. kabakovi Wittmer, 1983…

Two new species of Larinus from Iran (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Lixinae)

Two new species of the genus Larinus Dejan, 1821 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Lixinae), Larinus iranicus sp. nov. and Larinus zagros sp. nov., are described from Iran. The first species is classified in the subgenus Larinus s. str., the second species in Phyllonomeus Gistel, 1856. Both new species…

Catalogue of type specimens of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic. Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Coprini, Eurysternini, Gymnopleurini and Oniticellini

Type specimens from the collection of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the Department of Entomology, National Museum, Prague, are currently being catalogued. In this part of the catalogue dealing with the Scarabaeoidea, we present precise information on the types of 77 taxa of the tribe Coprini,…