›› 2008, Vol. 51 ›› Issue (10): 1065-1076.

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A taxonomic study of the genus Cryphaeus Klug (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Toxicini) from China with descriptions of four new species

WU Qi-Qi   

  • Online:2010-07-29 Published:2008-10-20

Abstract: The paper deals with 17 species of genus Cryphaeus Klug, 1833 from China, of which 4 new species to science are described and illustratedC. brevicornus sp. nov., C. longicornus sp. nov., C. barbellatus sp. nov. and C.obliquicornus sp. nov. The type specimens of new species are preserved in the Museum of Hebei University. A key to the known species of the genus from China and Japan is given.

Key words: Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Toxicini, Cryphaeus, taxonomy, new species, China