Eleven new species and a new country record of Pselaphodes (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae) from China, with a revised ch ecklist of world species

Meng-Chi Huang, Li-Zhen Li, Zi-Wei Yin
2018 Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae  
Eleven new species of the ant-loving beetle genus Pselaphodes Westwood, 1870 (Pselaphinae: Tyrini) are described from China: P. aduncus sp. nov. (Yunnan), P. anjiensis sp. nov. (Zhejiang), P. antennarius sp. nov. (Guizhou), P. baoxingensis sp. nov. (Sichuan), P. daweishanus sp. nov. (Yunnan), P. elongatus sp. nov. (Yunnan), P. maolanensis sp. nov. (Guizhou), P. paraculeus sp. nov. (Guangxi, Guizhou), P. posticus sp. nov. (Jiangxi), P. prominulus sp. nov. (Jiangxi, Guangxi), and P. songxiaobini
more » ... nd P. songxiaobini sp. nov. (Xizang). Pselaphodes spinosus Champion, 1925, originally known from northern India, is newly recorded from China (Xizang). Male habitus and major diagnostic characters of all treated species are illustrated. A revised checklist and a map summarizing the distributions of the world species of Pselaphodes are provided.
doi:10.2478/aemnp-2018-0035 fatcat:zxst343vore75mvwuw2pkfzsma