Results of the Czechoslovak-Iranian entomological expeditions to Iran 1970, 1973 and 1977, together with results of collections made in Anatolia. Coleoptera, Melyridae: Part I (Prionocerinae)
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 43: 159-162, 1990
Abstract: Lobonyx thoracicus sp. n. is described and illustrated. The family Melyridae is
compared with other coleopteran families, one of the ill-know froups. As regards
the Iranian fauna, there are only a few known species described mostly in the
nineteenth century. These facts as well as the appreciable collectors´activity
of the members step in the knowledge of the family Melyridae.
Key words: Czech Iranian expedition to Iran, National Museum in Prague, Turkey, Anatolia, Near East, Iran, new species, Coleoptera, Prionoceridae, new species