Five new Philonthus species (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Philonthina) from the Afrotropical Region

Hromádka Lubomír
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 49(2): 671-682, 2009
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Abstract: Five new species of the genus Philonthus Stephens, 1829 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) are described: Philonthus jelineki sp. nov. (Republic of South Africa), Philonthus jelinekianus sp. nov. (Nigeria), Philonthus loxodonta sp. nov. (Republic of South Africa), Philonthus phacochoerus sp. nov. (Liberia) and Philonthus tragelaphus sp. nov. (Republic of South Africa). All species are described, illustrated and compared with related species.
Key words: Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Philonthina, Philonthus, taxonomy, new species, Afrotropical Region
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