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Published: 2020-08-04
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Two new species of Batriscenellus Jeannel from tropical Asia (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae)

Laboratory of Systematic Entomology, College of Life Sciences, Shanghai Normal University, 100 Guilin Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200234, China.
Zum Alten Windmühlenberg 26, D-12524 Berlin, Germany.
Coleoptera taxonomy Batriscenellus new species Southeast Asia


The genus Batriscenellus Jeannel is recorded from Southeast Asia for the first time, with two species described as new: B. suthepensis Yin & Kleeberg, sp. nov. from Chiang Mai, Thailand, and B. vietnamicus Yin & Kleeberg, sp. nov. from Vinh Phuc, Vietnam. The male of both new species can be readily separated from those of all congeners by the unique shape of the modification on tergites 1 (IV), as well as the structure of the aedeagus.



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