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Published: 2020-06-12
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Description of Chelisoches chongqingensis sp. nov. (Dermaptera: Chelisochidae) and redescription of Platylabia major Dohrn, 1867 from China

College of Agriculture, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China.
Jiangsu Wuxi Xin'an State Grain Reserve Depot, Wuxi 214028, China.
Jiangsu Wuxi Xin'an State Grain Reserve Depot, Wuxi 214028, China.
School of Grain Science and Technology, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212004, China.
Dermaptera Chelisochidae Chelisoches Platylabia major new species China


A new earwig species of Chelisoches Scudder, 1876, C. chongqingensis Ye & Chen sp. nov. is reported from Chongqin City of China. The new species is characterized by the distinct metallic luster on the elytra and by the pygidium shape of the female. Descriptions and illustrations of both the male and female of the new species are provided. Another species, Platylabia major Dohrn, 1867, is redescribed based on material collected from Guangdong and Fujian provinces.



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