Three new species of Patrus Aubé with additional records of Gyrinidae from China (Coleoptera, Gyrinidae)

  • Three new species of Patrus Aubé, 1838 are described from China: Patrus hainanensis sp. nov. from Hainan; Patrus jiangxiensis sp. nov. from Jiangxi; Patrus shangchuanensis sp. nov. from Guangdong. Eight species / subspecies of Gyrinidae are recorded from China for the first time: Metagyrinus vitalisi (Peschet, 1923), Orectochilus argenteolimbatus Peschet, 1923, Orectochilus murinus Régimbart, 1892, Patrus haemorrhous (Régimbart, 1892), Patrus marginepennis angustilimbus (Ochs, 1925) from Yunnan; Patrus coomani (Peschet, 1925) from Guangdong; Patrus procerus (Régimbart, 1884) from Guangxi; Patrus annandalei (Ochs, 1925) from Hainan. Additional faunistic data of Gyrinidae from China are provided. A key to Chinese species of Patrus Aubé based on examined specimens from China is given.

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Author:Zulong Liang, Robert B. Angus, Fenglong Jia
Parent Title (German):European journal of taxonomy
Series (Serial Number):European journal of taxonomy : EJT (767:1-39)
Publisher:Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Place of publication:Paris
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2021/09/01
Date of first Publication:2021/09/01
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2021/09/01
Tag:China; Gyrinidae; Oriental Region; Palaearctic Region; Patrus; fauna
Page Number:39
First Page:1
Last Page:39
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
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