A review of the genus Olophrinus from China (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Tachyporinae)

Chang Yuan, Yin Zi-Wei, Schülke Michael
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 59(1): 307-324, 2019
Published online: 18th July 2019
Published in print: 10th August 2019
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Abstract: The Chinese species of the Tachyporinae genus Olophrinus Fauvel, 1895 are reviewed to include eight species, of which three are described as new: O. parastriatus Chang, Yin & Li sp. nov. and O. setiventris Chang, Yin & Li sp. nov. of the O. striatus Fauvel, 1895 group from Yunnan, and O. qian Chang, Yin, Li & Schülke sp. nov. of the O. suzukii Shibata, 1992 group from Guizhou and Yunnan. Three species are recorded from China for the first time: O. lantschangensis Schülke, 2006 and O. malaisei Scheerpeltz, 1965 from Yunnan, and O. nepalensis Campbell, 1993 from Guangxi, Yunnan, and Xizang. New collecting data are given for O. striatus in Guangxi. A key to and a distributional map of the Olophrinus species in China are provided.
Key words: Coleoptera, Staphilinidae, Tachyporinae, Olophrinus, distributional map, key, review, taxonomy, China
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