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Review of the Chinese species of Deleaster Erichson, 1839 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Oxytelinae) with a mitogenome of Deleaster bactrianus Semenov, 1900

Key Laboratory of Animal Diversity of Hebei Province, Langfang Normal University Aiminxidao 100, Anci District, Langfang, Hebei 065000, China
Key Laboratory of Animal Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Hebei Province, College of Life Sciences, Hebei Normal University, No.20 Road East. 2nd Ring South, Yuhua District, Shijiazhuang, Hebei 050024, China
Coleoptera Oxytelinae Deleaster China key new record mitochondrial genome phylogeny


Deleaster Erichson is an oxyteline genus with only 12 species worldwide, but its members have very distinctive appearance and bear primitive characters, which are particularly critical in understanding the evolution of Oxytelinae. Here we review the species in China and provide a new record species, Deleaster bactrianus Semenov, to Chinese fauna of this genus. Additionally, we describe the first complete mitochondrial genome of Deleaster.



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