In memoriam of Professor Miroslav Papáček (1953–2019): biography, memories, bibliography and list of described taxa

Ditrich Tomáš, Petr Jan, Lepš Jan Š., Kment Petr
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 60(1): 1-14, 2020
Published online: 29th February 2020
Published in print: 15th June 2020
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Abstract: Professor Miroslav Papáček (1953–2019) was an eminent specialist in morphology, taxonomy, systematics, biology and ecology of aquatic and semiaquatic bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha). All his career was connected with the Department of Biology, Faculty of Education, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. Here we provide his short biography, personal memories of his colleague, bibliography currently comprising 125 papers in zoology and 57 in didactics of biology, and an annotated list of the taxa he described, which includes one subfamily(Helo­trephidae: Trephotomasinae), three genera, two subgenera and 41 species of Helotrephidae and Aphelocheiridae.
Key words: Hemiptera: Heteroptera, Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha, Aphelocheiridae, Helotrephidae, Miroslav Papáček, biography, bibliography, list of described taxa
Papers
In memoriam of Professor Miroslav Papáček (1953–2019): biography, memories, bibliography and list of described taxaNew water strider species of Eurymetra from Madagascar (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Gerridae)Taxonomic catalogue of the family Ochteridae with description of Ochterus papacekisp. nov. from Socotra Island and Tanzania (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)Review of Caryocolum (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) from the Russian Altai with description of two new speciesDiscovery of termitophilous rove beetles associated with Formosan subterranean termite Coptotermes formosanus in Taiwan, with the first larval description for the tribe Termitohospitini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)Schizaraeus fouquei sp. nov., the first record of Schizaraeus from Peru (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Stenosini)Generic revision of the Microhoriini with new species and synonymies from the Palaearctic Region (Coleoptera: Anthicidae)Review of the genus Coelostoma of Taiwan with description of a new species (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)New species of karst-dwelling Pselaphinae from southwestern China (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)The discovery of the genus Bryanellocoris from Laos, with description of a new species (Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae)Review of the genus-level names proposed by Johannes Gistel in Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera)Review of the Afrotropical species of the genus Prometopia (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Prometopiinae)Depressariidae (Lepidoptera) of the Russian Altai Mountains: new species, new records and updated checklistImmature stages and biology of the enigmatic oxyporine rove beetles, with new data on Oxyporus larvae from the Russian Far East (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)Anthomyzidae (Diptera) of Taiwan: new species but no new recordsTaxonomy of Guatemalan water beetles in the genus Hydrochus (Coleoptera: Hydrochidae)Revision of Euspilotus, subgenus Platysaprinus, with description of two new species (Coleoptera: Histeridae)Morphology of immature stages of Helophorus (Gephelophorus) auriculatus (Coleoptera, Helophoridae)Three new species of the genus Sphaerobulbus from China (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)Scobinigaster, a new genus of Lethaeini from Madagascar (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae)Catalogue of type specimens of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic. Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Staphylinini: PhilonthinaCorrect original spelling of Venanides caspicus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)