A review of the genus Rhyparus in the Philippines, with descriptions of two new species from Mindanao (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae)

Anichtchenko Alexander, Minkina Lukasz, Vasiljeva Anastasija, Medina Milton N. D.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 61(1): 99-111, 2021
Published online: 16th March 2021
Views: 745
Abstract: Species of the genus Rhyparus Agassiz, 1846 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae) from the Philippines are reviewed. Altogether six species are recorded, including description of two species new to science from Mindanao Island: R. flavohirtus sp. nov. and R. mindanaoensis sp. nov. Rhyparus gracilis Arrow, 1905 and R. barclayi Masumoto, Ochi & Ho, 2019 are recorded from the Philippines for the first time. All species are diagnosed and illustrated, including photos of epipharyngi and male genitalia. A key to Philippine Rhyparus species is provided.
Key words: Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Aphodiinae, Rhyparini, Rhyparus, taxonomy, new species, new records, Philippines, Oriental Region
Papers
The family Epimetopidae (Coleoptera: Hydrophiloidea): review of current knowledge, genus-level phylogeny, and taxonomic revision of EupotemusEight new species and additional records of the Pselaphodes complex from Laos and Vietnam, with a key to known species (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae)Nomenclatural and taxonomic notes on some species of Gyrinidae (Coleoptera)Stenocephus janseni sp. nov., a new species of stem-sawfly from Germany (Hymenoptera: Cephidae)Neurostigma (Psocodea: Psocomorpha: Epipsocidae) from Colombia: new species and an identification keyA review of the genus Rhyparus in the Philippines, with descriptions of two new species from Mindanao (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae)Review of the genus Cavelerius (Heteroptera: Blissidae) with descriptions of three new species from China and Southeast AsiaRevision of the genus Exosehirus (Heteroptera: Cydnidae), with the description of two new speciesRevision of the intertidal rove beetle genus Bryothinusa from Japan (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae)Neopanorpa (Mecoptera: Panorpidae) from the Himalayas and adjacent regions, with descriptions of three new speciesFirst records of the North American leafhopper Gyponana mali (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) invading urban gardens and agroecosystems in EuropeThe genus Xenobates (Hemiptera: Veliidae) in the Philippines: overview and description of two new speciesReview of Indian Closterocerus (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae), with description of two new speciesA review of the New Zealand Berosus (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) with descriptions of three new speciesDifferentiation of South African coastal rock pool Ochthebius is associated with major ocean currents (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae)New species and records of Anthomyzidae (Diptera) from the East Palaearctic, with a checklist of taxa occurring in the areaDescription of fifteen new species of the Hypoxys balteatus species group (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)Taxonomic notes on the genus Ischnobaena (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae)Tarehylava, a new planthopper genus from Madagascar (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Ricaniidae)