In memoriam of Professor Pavel Štys (1933–2018): biography, memories, bibliography and list of described taxa

Kment Petr, Baňař Petr, Bílý Svatopluk, Pluot-Sigwalt Dominique, Polhemus Dan A., Schuh Randall T.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 59(2): 351-379, 2019
Published online: 15th August 2019
Published in print: 31st December 2019
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Abstract: Professor Pavel Štys (1933–2018) was an eminent specialist in morphology, taxonomy, systematics, biology and behaviour of Heteroptera, and the Commissioner of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. All his career was connected with the Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, where he educated several generations of Czech biologists and teachers. Here we provide his short biography, personal memories of his colleagues, bibliography currently comprising 386 papers, and annotated list of the taxa he described, which includes two families (Stemmocryptidae and Medocostidae), 11 subfamilies, 4 tribes, 54 genus-group and 129 species-group names, all of them in Heteroptera, except one species and one subspecies of Syrphidae (Diptera). Within the list the grammatical gender of the genera ChauliopsScott, 1874 and Neochauliops Štys, 1963 is corrected to masculine in accordance with ICZN (1999: Article 30.1.4.3) affecting the gender agreement in the following species: Chauliops conicus Gao & Bu, 2009, Ch. lobatulus Breddin, 1907, Ch. petiolatus (Germar, 1837), Ch. quaternarius Gao & Bu, 2009, and Neochauliops laciniatus (Bergroth, 1916).
Key words: Heteroptera, Diptera, Syrphidae, Pavel Štys, biography, bibliography, list of described taxa
Papers
In memoriam of Professor Pavel Štys (1933–2018): biography, memories, bibliography and list of described taxaTwo new species of the genus Cryptostemma from Japan(Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Dipsocoridae)Three new species of the flower bug genus Orius (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) from NepalNew Oriental and Australasian taxa of Colobathristidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in the collection of the State Natural History Museum StuttgartScanning the Hyocephalidae: details of their external morphology with respect to phylogenetic relationships within Eutrichophora (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)The discovery of Barretonus (Curculionidae: Cossoninae) in the Canary Islands: barcoding, morphology and description of new speciesA new species and a new record of Xistrella from China (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae)A new species of the genus Aphanisticus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Agrilinae) from IndonesiaTaxonomic notes on the rare ant genus Chrysapace with description of a new species from Brunei (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae)A new species of the genus Anomala from southern China (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae)Validation of Olophrinus parastriatus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Tachyporinae)Four new Australo-Oriental species of Paraneseuthia (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scydmaeninae)Unravelling the taxonomic assessment of an interesting new species from Socotra Island: Blepharidina socotrana sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)A new subterranean Crematogaster with one ommatidium from Cambodia, based on morphology and DNA (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)Minpolyphaga inexpectata, a new genus and species of Polyphagini (Blattodea: Corydiidae: Corydiinae) from southeast ChinaAnnotated check-list of Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of Morocco. Part ICzech and Slovak Claustropyga(Diptera: Sciaridae), with the description of C. glacialissp. nov. and notes on morphological variation in some congenersDescription of a large new stonefly species Claassenia xucheni sp. nov. from China (Plecoptera: Perlidae)Venanides caspius sp. nov. from Iran, the first species of Venanides (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) described from the Palaearctic RegionFirst record of the genus Stenogiffardia (Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae) from Madagascar, with description of a new species and a key to speciesDescription of the puparium of Cyphomyia albitarsis (Diptera: Stratiomyidae: Clitellariinae) from ColombiaTaxonomic review of the genus Catoclastus from Peru (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae)Abstracts of the Immature Beetles Meeting 2019, October 3–4, Prague, Czech Republic