A review of the genus Linan (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae)
Yin Zi-Wei, Li Li-Zhen, Zhao Mei-Jun
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 51(1): 123-135, 2011
Abstract: The tyrine genus Linan Hlaváč, 2002 is reviewed. Six species are recognized,
two of which are described as new: L. inornatus sp. nov. from Anhui Province,
East China and L. megalobus sp. nov. from Guizhou Province, Southwest China.
Illustrations of major diagnostic characters of all included taxa are provided.
An identification key and a distributional map of the genus Linan is also
Key words: Coleoptera, Staphylinidiae, Pselaphinae, Linan, taxonomy, new species, key, distributional map, China