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Published: 2024-06-27
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The first record of Nipponophloeostiba Watanabe, 1962 from India, with description of a new species (Coleoptera: Staphylindae: Omaliinae: Omaliini)

Daugavpils University, Institute of Life Sciences and Technologies, Coleopterological Research Centre, Vienibas 13, Daugavpils, LV-5401, Latvia.
Omaliinae Omaliini Nipponophloeostiba taxonomy new species India


Nipponophloeostiba hammondi sp. nov., a new species from India (Uttarakhand), is described and illustrated. Based by some details of the body, this species is similar to Malaysian N. thayeri Shavrin, 2020, from which can be distinguished by different proportions of the pronotum and the elytra, and different morphology of the aedeagus. This is the first record of the genus from the Himalayan Region and India.


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