Taxonomic notes on the genus Cyphochilus Waterhouse, 1867 (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea, Melolonthinae) (part 2) with description of nine new species and a new subspecies

Abstract :

This work presents the description of 10 taxa of Cyphochilus Waterhouse, 1867 from Indochina: C. champasakensis sp. nov. from Laos, C. hongbangensis sp. nov. from Vietnam, C. lanxangensis sp. nov. from Laos (and Myanmar ?), C. latus aisiqi ssp. nov. from Yunnan, C. mogokensis sp. nov. from Myanmar, C. nguoithuong sp. nov. from Vietnam, C. toungooensis sp. nov. from Thailand and Myanmar, C. usuparatch sp. nov. from Thailand, C. vanlangensis sp. nov. from Vietnam and C. wattanapanit sp. nov. from Thailand. Habitus and parameres, in three projections, of the taxa treated are illustrated. Lectotype are designated for C. latus Arrow 1941. A checklist with distribution of the resulting 46 Cyphochilus valid species is provided.


Keyword :

Systematics, taxonomy, Yunnan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam


Author(s) : Sabatinelli, G
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