A peculiar new species of the genus Tetrasticta Kraatz (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) from Peninsular Malaysia

Shûhei Yamamoto, Munetoshi Maruyama

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Abstract

Tetrasticta gnatha sp. n., collected under the bark of a rotten fallen tree in Peninsular Malaysia, is described. A habitus photograph, line drawings of diagnostic characters, and a diagnosis are provided. The new species is readily distinguished from all known congeners by having long mandibles, and long, curved maxillary palpi.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-46
Number of pages8
JournalZooKeys
Volume336
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 7 2013

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Staphylinidae
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  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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A peculiar new species of the genus Tetrasticta Kraatz (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) from Peninsular Malaysia. / Yamamoto, Shûhei; Maruyama, Munetoshi.

In: ZooKeys, Vol. 336, 07.10.2013, p. 39-46.

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