2012 /52/2

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

A new synonymy in the genus Rhysostethus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae)

Diagnostic characters of the genus Rhysostethus Hsiao, 1973 are discussed, microptery is recorded for the first time in the genus, and a revised diagnosis of the genus is provided. The following new synonymy is proposed: Rhysostethus glabellus Hsiao, 1973 = Parascadra breuningi Kerzhner & Günther,…

New Leiodinae (Coleoptera: Leiodidae) from India and Papua New Guinea

Six species of Agathidium Panzer, 1797 are described from northeast India: Agathidium (Agathidium) fikaceki sp. nov. (Meghalaya), A. (Macroceble) cochleariforme sp. nov. (Arunachal Pradesh), A. (M.) armigerum sp. nov. (Arunachal Pradesh), A. (M.) unicorne sp. nov. (Arunachal Pradesh), A. (M.)…

An unusual new Onthophagus from New Guinea (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae)

A new dung beetle species with a combination of attributes unusual in the Papuasian context is described and illustrated: Onthophagus rutriceps sp. nov. from the Huon Peninsula of Papua New Guinea. The oldest known male remained undescribed for about 110 years, possibly because of its doubtful…

A review of the genus Laemoglyptus from the Himalayas (Coleoptera: Cantharidae)

Twenty three species and one subspecies of the genus Laemoglyptus Fairmaire, 1886, occurring in the Himalayas are reviewed. Three species groups with several subgroups are defined. New species and subspecies are described and illustrated: Laemoglyptus ater godawariensis subsp. nov. (Nepal), L.…

A new species of the genus Atarphia (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) from China

A new species of the genus Atarphia Reitter, 1884, A. cincta sp. nov., from continental China (provinces Jiangxi, Shaanxi and Sichuan) and Taiwan is described and compared with the closely related allopatric species A. quadripunc­tata Reitter, 1884 from the Far East of Russia and Japan. Precise…

A new species of the genus Trichomyia (Diptera: Psychodidae) and new faunistic data on non-phlebotomine moth flies from the Podyjí NP and its surroundings (Czech Republic)

Trichomyia hardeggensis sp. nov. (Psychodidae: Trichomyinae) is described on the basis of male morphological characters of a specimen collected in the Podyjí National Park in the Czech Republic. New faunistic data from this park, collected in 63 localities in 1995–2003, are presented. Altogether 75…

Wing polymorphism in European species of Sphaeroceridae (Diptera)

The wing polymorphism is described in 8 European species of Sphaeroceridae (Diptera), viz. Crumomyia pedestris (Meigen, 1830), Phthitia spinosa (Collin, 1930), Pteremis fenestralis (Fallén, 1820), Pullimosina meijerei (Duda, 1918), Puncticorpus cribratum (Villeneuve, 1918), Spelobia manicata…

Diversity and host associations of aphid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae) in the farmlands of western Iran

This study presents the results of a survey of aphid parasitoids of the subfamily Aphidiinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in western Iran. Thirty nine species of aphid parasitoids belonging to nine genera were collected and identified in association with 54 aphid species occurring on 77 host plants. In…

Catalogue of the type specimens of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic. Trogossitidae, Cleridae, Prionoceridae, Melyridae, Dasytidae, Rhadalidae and Malachiidae

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 Cleroidea, we present precise information on the types for one taxon of the family…