53-1

2013 /53/1

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

A taxonomic revision of the genus Hyoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae)

The Palaearctic orthotyline genus Hyoidea Reuter, 1876 (Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae: Orthotylini), comprising nine species, is revised. Diagnoses and detailed redescriptions, data on distribution and hosts are provided for the genus and all species and a key is presented to facilitate…

A new species of the genus Pentacomia from Panama (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae)

Pentacomia (Mesochila) skrabali sp. nov. is described as a new species in the genus Pentacomia Bates, 1872, and it represents the fourth species of the genus to be recorded from Panama. Examination of type specimens of relevant species of Pentacomia has confirmed that P. (M.) skrabali sp. nov.…

Morphology of adults and larvae and integrative taxonomy of southern hemisphere genera Tormus and Afrotormus (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)

Adult morphology of the genera Tormus Sharp, 1884 and Afrotormus Hansen, 1999, endemics of New Zealand and South Africa respectively, is examined and illustrated. The larval morphology of Tormus is also reviewed. Both adult and larval morphology supports the hypothesis of close relationship between…

Review of the genus Dermestocyphon (Coleoptera: Scirtidae: Scirtinae)

Dermestocyphon Pic, 1918 is elevated to generic rank on the basis of adult morphological characters. Oreocyphon Klausnitzer, 2009 is regarded as a subgenus of Dermestocyphon. A new subgenus, Himacyphon subgen. nov., is described to include Dermestocyphon optatus (Klausnitzer, 1980). The following…

Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) krali sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from China

Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) krali sp. nov., belonging to the A. (H.) proteus Saunders, 1873 species-group (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Buprestinae: Anthaxiini), is described from China (Sichuan). The new species is fully described, illustrated and compared with the most similar species of the group.

A new species of Stilobezzia (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from northern Argentina

A new Neotropical species, Stilobezzia (Stilobezzia) biscutata sp. nov. (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), is described and illustrated based on adult specimens collected in the Argentinian provinces of Chaco, Formosa and Corrientes. The species is compared with Stilobezzia transversa Lane & Forattini,…

Revision of Alloxysta from the north-western Balkan Peninsula with description of two new species (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Charipinae)

The aphid-associated Charipinae of Serbia, Montenegro and Slovenia have been studied. Nine species are recorded for the first time from these regions: Alloxysta arcuata (Kieffer, 1902), A. brevis (Thomson, 1862), A. castanea (Hartig, 1841), A. fracticornis (Thomson, 1862), A. fuscicornis (Hartig,…

Catalogue of type specimens of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic. Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Onitini, Onthophagini, Phanaeini, Scarabaeini and Sisyphini

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 about the types of 12 taxa of the tribe…