Three new species of the subterranean genus Guiodytes from Guangxi, China (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Clivinini)

  • Three new species of the genus Guiodytes Tian, 2013 are described from the limestone caves of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, southern China: Guiodytes weii Huang & Faille sp. nov. and Guiodytes yueliangensis Huang & Tian sp. nov. from Dapo Dong and Huang Dong caves, respectively, in Huanjiang County, northernmost Guangxi; Guiodytes inexpectatus Tian & Zhou sp. nov. from the Zhuzhu Dong cave in Longzhou County, southwestern Guangxi. All of the six known species of Guiodytes are endemic to Guangxi, ranging from the southwest to the northernmost. A modified key to species and a distribution map for Guiodytes are provided.

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Author:Sunbin Huang, Jiajun Zhou, Mingyi Tian, Arnaud Faille
Parent Title (German):European journal of taxonomy
Series (Serial Number):European journal of taxonomy : EJT (774:135-154)
Publisher:Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Place of publication:Paris
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2021/11/10
Date of first Publication:2021/11/10
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2021/10/28
Tag:Cavernicolous; China; eyeless; ground beetle; karst
Page Number:20
First Page:134
Last Page:154
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 4.0