57-1

2017 /57/1

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

A revision of Sagriva (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Dinidoridae)

The Indomalayan genus Sagriva Spinola, 1850 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Dinidoridae: Dinidorinae) is revised. The identity of its single previously valid species, S. vittata Spinola, 1850, is clarified based on the relevant type material, the species is diagnosed, illustrated, and recorded for the…

Description of immature stages of Laccobius kunashiricus, with a key to genera of the Laccobiini based on larval characters (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)

Immature stages of Laccobius (Laccobius) kunashiricus Shatrovskiy, 1984 are described based on specimens reared from adults collected in the field. The egg-case, all larval instars and pupa are described in detail, including primary and secondary chaetotaxy of the larval head. The biology of…

A new genus and two new species of Leiodinae from Chile, with keys to world genera of Sogdini and Leiodinae from Chile and Argentina (Coleoptera: Leiodidae)

Anaballetus gen. nov., Anaballetus chilensis sp. nov. (tribe Sogdini) and Neohydnobius irregularis sp. nov. (tribe Pseudoliodini), both from Chile, are described and distinguished from related and similar taxa. A key for the identification of the described world genera of the tribe Sogdini is…

Three new Asian species of Bruchidius (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae)

Descriptions of three new species in the genus Bruchidius Schilsky, 1905 are presented. Bruchidius nepalensis sp. nov. from Nepal and B. tricolor sp. nov. from India, Laos and Thailand are assigned to the Bruchidius japonicus species-group, while B. planicornis sp. nov. from Iran and Turkey is…

A new Palaearctic Thornburghiella from Transcaucasia (Diptera: Psychodidae)

One new moth fly species (Diptera: Psychodidae: Psychodinae) is described and illustrated on the basis of male morphological characters: Thornburghiella veve sp. nov. was collected in the vicinity of Pambak River in the mountains of Armenia. Differential diagnoses are given for males of four…

Micromorphology of egg and larva of Eristalis fratercula, with an updated key of Eristalis species with known third instar larvae (Diptera: Syrphidae)

The flower- or hoverflies (Syrphidae) and particularly the subfamily Eristalinae, are known by their importance as pollinators in both natural and agro-ecosystems. Similar to other saprophagous eristalines, the larvae of Eristalis Latreille, 1804 are characterized by an elongated anal segment…

Is the genus Potamophylax (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae) highly polymorphic?

The present deprived state of taxonomy gives no appropriate resources for taxonomists to apply more sophisticated phenomic tools and to carry out more appropriate population sampling. Without fine structure analysis of large population samples there is no hope to discover speciation traits and there…

Tinea altaica sp. nov. and new records of some small moths from the Russian Altai (Lepidoptera: Meessiidae, Tineidae, Douglasiidae, Epermeniidae, Glyphipterigidae: Acrolepiinae)

The paper summarizes the results of our study of selected Microlepidoptera families (Meessiidae, Tineidae, Douglasiidae, Epermeniidae, Glyphipterigidae: Acrolepiinae) collected in the Russian Altai. Tinea altaica sp. nov. is described from the vicinity of Tashanta on the Russian-Mongolian border and…

Neolycaena (Rhymnaria) arcana sp. nov. from Tibet (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)

Neolycaena (Rhymnaria) arcana sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae: Eumaeini) was discovered in an old collection of Lepidoptera in the National Museum in Prague and subsequently described from one male. This specimen undoubtedly originates from the period before 1950, and its label contains…

Catalogue of type specimens of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic. Scarabaeoidea: Lucanidae and Passalidae

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 catalogue dealing with scarabaeoid families Lucanidae and Passalidae, we present information on types of Lucanidae (five taxa…

Catalogue of type specimens of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) deposited in Czech museums

Type specimens of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) deposited in natural history museum collections in the Czech Republic are catalogued. Altogether, we list types of 19 extant taxa housed in the Department of Entomology, National Museum, Prague; the Department of Entomology, Moravian Museum,…