Four new stygobiontic beetles (Coleoptera: Dysticidae; Noteridae; Elmidae)

  • Four new species and three new genera of stygobiontic beetles are described: Dytiscidae: Siamoporus deharvengi, new genus, new species from Thailand; Sinodytes hubbardi, new genus, new species, hom China; Noteridae: Speonotenus bedosae, new genus, new species, from Indonesia; Elmidae: Neoelmis sketi, new species, from Ecuador. All of the taxa were collected from aquatic habitats in caves and bring the total known stygobiontic beetles to 23 species, 1 subspecies, and 20 genera, in 5 families. A list of the described stygobiontic beetles is included. Line drawings and/or micrographs illustrate the taxa and a map shows the type localities.

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Author:Paul J. Spangler
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2010/07/29
Year of first Publication:1996
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2010/07/29
Page Number:19
First Page:241
Last Page:259
Source:Gainesville : Insecta Mundi 10:1-4, S. 241-259
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Insecta Mundi / Insecta Mundi, Volume 10 (1996)
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht