Revisional notes on the genus Laccobius. I. Subgenus Glyptolacccobius (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 46: 57-76, 2006
Abstract: Species of the subgenus Glyptolaccobius Gentili, 1989, of the genus Laccobius
Erichson, 1837, are revised, keyed, and their male genitalia are figured. Twelve
species are recognized within the subgenus, of which L. pluvialis sp. nov.
(India: Meghalaya), L. shorti sp. nov. (India: Meghalaya) and L. silvester sp.
nov. (India: Uttar Anchal) are newly described. A historical outline of the
studies on the subgenus and its differential characters within the genus
Laccobius are mentioned and discussed.
Key words: Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Laccobius, Glyptolaccobius, taxonomy, revision, new species, key to species, Oriental region, Himalaya