54-suppl

2014 /54/suppl

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

Jumping plant-lice of Socotra Island (Hemiptera: Psylloidea)

The jumping plant-lice (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Psylloidea) of the island of Socotra (Yemen) are reviewed. A total of eight species are recorded, six of them for the first time from Socotra. Four species are described as new: Colposcenia dioscoridis sp. nov. (Aphalaridae), Diaphorina caliginosa…

Adephagous water beetles (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Noteridae, Dytiscidae) of Yemen and Dhofar region (Oman) with description of a new Hyphydrus from Socotra Island

Hyphydrus dioscoridis sp. nov. from Socotra Island is described and illustrated. The new species belongs to the H. signatus species group, and is similar to Hyphydrus pictus Klug, 1834 from the Arabian Peninsula, from which it differs in the significantly coarser, deeper and denser punctation,…

Ochthebius hajeki sp. nov. from Socotra Island (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae)

Ochthebius hajeki sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae) is described from Socotra Island (Yemen). It is a member of the O. foveolatus subgroup (sensu Jäch 1991). The new species differs from the two species of this subgroup occurring in the Arabian Peninsula (O. innexus Balfour-Browne, 1951, and O.…

A review of the Pselaphinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) from Socotra Island

First records of the Pselaphinae (Staphylinidae) from Socotra Island, Yemen, are given. Three new species: Epicaris bezdeki sp. nov., Trissemus socotranus sp. nov. and Centrophthalmus scanticola sp. nov. are described. A new diagnosis of the genus Epicaris Reitter, 1882 is provided and a…

The Limnichidae (Coleoptera) of the Arabian Peninsula and the island of Socotra

In this work we present the first data on the family Limnichidae for the Arabian Peninsula and the island of Socotra, based on material collected in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, continental Yemen and Socotra. We describe five new species: Pelochares sinbad sp. nov. (Oman and UAE), P.…

Two new species of Afrocyrona from Socotra Island (Coleoptera: Trogossitidae)

Two new species of Trogossitidae: Lophocaterinae: Ancyronini (Coleoptera) from Socotra Island are described and classified within the genus Afrocyrona Kolibáč, 2007. One species, Afrocyrona volatilis sp. nov. is winged, while the second described species, A. pedestris sp. nov., is brachypterous and…