57-suppl

2017 /57/suppl

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

Insect biodiversity of the Socotra Archipelago – underlined and counted

Altogether 1,564 species taxa (identifi ed at least to the genus level) from 25 orders of Hexapoda have been recorded from the Socotra Archipelago to date. In addition, members of Diplura and Ephemeroptera are known from the archipelago as well, but they have not been identifi ed so far.…

Histeridae of Socotra (Coleoptera: Histeroidea)

The histerid beetles (Coleoptera: Histeridae) of Socotra Island (Yemen) are reviewed based on the material collected during the Czech expeditions undertaken between 2000 and 2012. A total of 20 species are recorded, three of which are described herein: Pachycraerus socotrensis…

Bostrichidae (Coleoptera) of Socotra with description of two new subspecies

New data on the occurrence of beetles of the family Bostrichidae on Socotra Island are presented – altogether nine species have been recorded hitherto. Besides faunistic data, the paper contains descriptions of two new subspecies: Enneadesmus obtusidentatus obscurior Borowski subsp. nov. and…

Cleridae (Coleoptera) from Socotra Island with description of new species

The Cleridae from Socotra Island are reviewed and five species are recorded. In addition to the cosmopolitan Necrobia rufi pes (De Geer, 1775), Wittmeridecus insularis sp. nov. (subfamily Tillinae), Opilo angustipennis sp. nov. and Opilo socotrensis sp. nov. (subfamily Clerinae) are described and…

First record of the family Sphindidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) from Socotra

The cryptic slime-mold beetle Sphindus cf. rendilianus Lesne, 1922, described originally from Kenya, and so far known only from the holotype, is recorded from Socotra Island based on five specimens from recent collecting efforts. This is the first report of the family Sphindidae from the…

Eurema brigitta (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) – a new record of butterfly for Socotra

Eurema brigitta (Stoll, 1780) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) is recorded for the first time from the Socotra Island (Yemen). The specimen represents either a wet season form of a subspecies originating from Africa or a form with its usual occurrence in Madagascar, Mascarenes, Aldabra and Comoros. The…