Catalogue of type specimens of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic - Scarabaeoidea: Bolboceratidae, Geotrupidae, Glaphyridae, Hybosoridae, Ochodaeidae and Trogidae
Bezděk Aleš, Hájek Jiří
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 49(1): 297-332, 2009
Abstract: Type specimens from the collection of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the
Department of Entomology, National Museum, Prague, are currently being
catalogued. Here we present precise information about species-group types of the
following scarabaeoid families: three taxa of the family Bolboceratidae,
83 taxa of Geotrupidae, 18 taxa of Glaphyridae, five taxa of Hybosoridae, two
taxa of Ochodaeidae and 12 taxa of Trogidae. The rediscovery of the original
syntypes of Geotrupes hoffmannseggi Fairmaire, 1856 and Bolboceras excavatum R.
A. Philippi, 1859 set already designated neotypes for both species aside.
Key words: Catalogue, type specimens, National Museum, Bolboceratidae, Geo- trupidae, Glaphyridae, Hybosoridae, Ochodaeidae, Trogidae