Revision of the genus Tmesiphorus LeConte, 1849 (Coleoptera

Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae) from Japan

Shota Inoue, Munetoshi Maruyama, Shûhei Nomura

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Abstract

The Japanese species of the genus Tmesiphorus are revised: three known species are redescribed and two new species are described. They are: Tmesiphorus costatus Weise, T. crassicornis Sharp, T. princeps Sharp, T. kinomurai sp. nov., and T. okinawensis sp. nov. A key to species is provided. Four species, T. crassicornis, T. princeps, T. kinomurai sp. nov. and T. okinawensis sp. nov., are recognized as obligate myrmecophiles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-86
Number of pages20
JournalZootaxa
Volume4646
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 23 2019

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Revision of the genus Tmesiphorus LeConte, 1849 (Coleoptera : Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae) from Japan. / Inoue, Shota; Maruyama, Munetoshi; Nomura, Shûhei.

In: Zootaxa, Vol. 4646, No. 1, 23.07.2019, p. 67-86.

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