Two new species of stag beetles (Coleoptera: Lucanidae) from western Yunnan, China

  • Himaloaesalus gaoligongshanus Huang and Chen, new species (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Aesalinae) is described from the Gaoligongshan Mts., Yunnan, China. It is the fi fth species of the genus Himaloaesalus Huang and Chen. This new species is similar to the Himalayan species Himaloaesalus himalayicus Kurosawa and H. saburoi Araya et al., from which it is distinguished. The male and female genitalia of all the known species of Himaloaesalus are illustrated. Dorcus yongreni Huang and Chen, new species (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Lucaninae) is described from Ruili area, Yunnan, China. It belongs to the elegans group (Huang and Chen 2013). This new species is similar to the Indian species Dorcus apatani (Okuda and Maeda), new combination, originally described in Digonophorus Waterhouse. The male genitalia of both species are compared and illustrated.

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Author:Hao Huang, Chang-Chin Chen
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (516)
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc.
Place of publication:Gainesville, FL
Document Type:Part of Periodical
Date of Publication (online):2016/12/05
Year of first Publication:2016
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2016/12/05
Page Number:10
First Page:1
Last Page:8
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell 3.0