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Published: 2022-02-03

New species and records of Hygrodromicus Tronquet, 1981 from China (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Omaliinae: Anthophagini)

Institute of Life Sciences and Technologies, Daugavpils University, Vienibas 13, Daugavpils, LV-5401, Latvia
Coleoptera Staphylinidae Omaliinae Hygrodromicus taxonomy New species new combination new synonymy China Palaearctic region

Abstract

New taxonomic and faunistic data for seven species of the genus Hygrodromcus Tronquet, 1981 from China are provided. Five species are (re-) described and illustrated: H. feldmanni sp. nov., H. fulvescens sp. nov. and H. graciliformis sp. nov. (Sichuan), H. maderi (Bernhauer, 1943) comb. nov. (from Geodromicus), and H. tuntalashanensis sp. nov. (Xizang). A new synonymy is established: H. maderi = Liophilydrodes uenoi Watanabe, 1995 syn. nov. A key to Chinese species of Hygrodromicus is given. The geographical distribution of all species is mapped. Two species are recorded for the first time from certain area: H. danlangi Cheng, Li & Peng, 2021 from Sichuan and H. maderi from Qinghai, Hubei and Yunnan.

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