Acta Entomologica Sinica ›› 2019, Vol. 62 ›› Issue (5): 634-644.doi: 10.16380/j.kcxb.2019.05.012

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Taxonomy of Holcoderus from China, with description of a new species (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini)

LIU Yi-Zhou1, SHI Hong-Liang1,*, LIANG Hong-Bin2   

  1.  (1. College of Forestry, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China; 2. Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China)
  • Online:2019-05-20 Published:2019-05-16

Abstract: 【Aim】 The genus Holcoderus Chaudoir belongs to the order Coleoptera, family Carabidae, tribe Lebiini. This study aims to revise the taxonomy of every species of the genus in China. 【Methods】 Based on the collections of Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the types deposited in European museums, specimens were observed by using morphology comparative methods. 【Results】 Total five species of the genus Holcoderus are recognized in China, including one new species (Holcoderus bisetus sp. n., type locality: Xishuangbanna, Yunnan), and three newly recorded species (H. gracilis, H. smaragdinus and H. aeripennis). Morphological descriptions, photographs of habitus and aedeagus for each species are provided, and a key to Chinese species is compiled. 【Conclusion】 To date, the species number of the genus Holcoderus found in China have increased from one to five. 

Key words: Carabidae, Lebiini, Holcoderus, taxonomy, new species, China