A new species of the genus Atarphia (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) from China
Jelínek Josef, Jia Fenglong, Hájek Jiří
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 52(2): 467-474, 2012
Abstract: A new species of the genus Atarphia Reitter, 1884, A. cincta sp. nov., from
continental China (provinces Jiangxi, Shaanxi and Sichuan) and Taiwan is
described and compared with the closely related allopatric species A.
quadripunctata Reitter, 1884 from the Far East of Russia and Japan. Precise
locality data of A. fasciculata Reitter, 1884 from China are presented, and A.
quadripunctata is excluded from the list of Chinese fauna. A key to Atarphia
species is also provided.
Key words: Coleoptera, Nitidulidae, Nitidulinae, Atarphia, taxonomy, new species China, Palaearctic Region