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Author(s): Kirschenhofer, E.
Title: New and little-known species of Carabidae from the Middle East and Southeast Asia Coleoptera, Carabidae: Lebiini, Brachinini)
Year: 2010
Volume: 102
Pages: 25-64.

Abstract: Carabaid beetles of the tribes Lebiini and Brachinini are studied and twentythree species from the Middle East (Israel) and Southeast Asia are described: Afrotarus golanensis sp. n. (type locality: Israel), Brachychila sabahensis sp. n. (Malaysia: Sabah), Coptodera cechovskyi sp. n. (Malaysia: Perak), Coptodera johorensis sp. n. (Malaysia: Johor), Coptodera mersingensis sp. n. (Malaysia: Johor), Dolichoctis pahangensis sp. n. (Malaysia: Pahang), Trichocoptodera indica sp. n. (India), Mochtherus sulawesiensis sp. n. (Indonesia: Sulawesi), Lebia (Poecilothais) cucphuongensis sp. n. (Vietnam), Lebia (Poecilothais) tuongensis sp. n. (Vietnam), Lebia (Poecilothais) nepalensis sp. n. (Nepal), Pseudocalleida pahangensis sp. n. (Malaysia: Pahang), Serrimargo pahangensis sp. n. (Malaysia: Pahang), Serrimargo vietnamensis sp. n. (Vietnam), Sofota perakensis sp. n. (Malaysia: Perak), Taridius (Perseus) jendeki sp. n. (India), Taridius (Perseus) wrasei sp. n. (Malaysia: Sabah), Brachinus (Brachynidius) lombokensis sp. n. (Indonesia: Lombok), Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) nepalensis sp. n. (Nepal), Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) tamdaoensis sp. n. (Vietnam), Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) akhaensis sp. n. (Thailand), Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) guanxiensis sp. n. (China:Guangxi), Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) yunnanensis sp. n. (China:Yunnan). Perseus KIRSCHENHOFER, 2003 is placed as a subgenus of genus Taridius CHAUDOIR, 1875. Perseus pahangensis KIRSCHENHOFER, 2003 and P. sabahensis KIRSCHENHOFER, 2003 are therefore transferred to Taridius. Cymindis vietnamensis KIRSCHENHOFER, 1996 is transferred to the genus Taridius. Allocota sumatrensis KIRSCHENHOFER, 1996 is transferred to the genus Physodera ESCHSCHOLTZ, 1829 as Physodera eschscholtzi sumatrensis KIRSCHENHOFER stat. n. and comb. n. Pheropsophus nigerrimus JEDLIÈKA, 1935 is transferred to the genus BrachinusWEBER. Pseudocalleida gen. n. (Lebiini) is described. The following synonymy is proposed: Orthogonius crassicrus CHAUDOIR, 1871 = Actenoncus punctatus TIAN et DEUVE, 2006, syn. n. Identification keys for the species of Taridius CHAUDOIR, 1875, for Brachychila, CHAUDOIR, 1869 species with four-spotted elytra and for the Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) aptinoides species group are provided. With 51 figures.
Keywords: new species, Coleoptera, identification keys, Vietnam, India, Carabidae, Brachinus, Lebia, Perseus, new genus, Inostemma, new combination, taxomony, China, Afrotarus, Brachychila, Coptodera, Dolichoctis, Mochtherus, Pheropsophus, Poecilothais, Pseudocalleida, Serrimargo, Sofota, Stenaptinus, Taridius, Trichocoptodera, Israel, Nepal, Malaysia, Indonesia
Subject: zoology

Journal: Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici
Journal abbreviation: Annls hist.-nat. Mus. nat. hung.
ISSN: 0521-4726
Publisher: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest
Editor(s): Matskási, I. & Merkl, O.