A review of the Afrotropical Gabrius coryndoni species group (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae)

Hromádka Lubomír
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 54(2): 555-562, 2014
Published in print: 15th December 2014
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Abstract: The Gabrius coryndoni species group distributed in sub-Saharan Africa is defined and reviewed. The species group comprises the following 12 species, of which two are described as new: Gabrius amadina sp. nov. (Tanzania), G. amans Tottenham, 1962, G. coryndoni Cameron, 1942, G. dolosus Tottenham, 1956, G. flexuellus Tottenham, 1956, G. huendus Tottenham, 1956, Gabrius lepidina sp. nov. (Democratic Republic of the Congo), G. lethifer Tottenham, 1956, G. negus Tottenham, 1956, G. obnixus Tottenham, 1956, G. ramifer Tottenham, 1956, and G. vulcanus Cameron, 1956. A key to all known species of the G. coryndoni species group is provided and aedeagi of all species are figured.
Key words: Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Staphylininae, Philonthina, Gabrius coryndoni species group, taxonomy, new species, key, Afrotropical Region
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