Glaresis

Král, David, Hrůzová, Lucie, Lu, Yuanyuan & Bai, Ming, 2017, First records of Glaresidae (Coleoptera) in China, with the description of a new species from Inner Mongolia and Shaanxi, Zootaxa 4306 (1), pp. 145-150: 148

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4306.1.11

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Glaresis
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Key for identifying Middle and Central Asian species of Glaresis  Species distribution adopted from Nikolajev (1987) and Král & Bezděk (2016).

1 Anterior margin of clypeus with four teeth; body length 4.5–5.0 mm; Middle Asia and Kazakhstan, Iran....................................... ............................................................................................................................................................ Glaresis beckeri Solsky, 1870 

- Anterior margin of clypeus without teeth; body length 3.0– 4.5 mm ............................................................................................... 2

2 Pronotum with four shallow grooves beside medial longitudinal groove; mesotibial fossae on meso-metaventrum absent; body length 3.0– 3.6 mm; from central Europe and the Balkan Peninsula to Kazakhstan. ........................... Glaresis rufa Erichson, 1848   

- Pronotum almost flat, only with indistinct, shallow medial longitudinal groove ( Figs. 1View FIGURES 1 – 10, 11–12View FIGURES 11 – 20); mesotibial fossae on mesometaventrum present ( Figs. 5View FIGURES 1 – 10, 15View FIGURES 11 – 20)..................................................................................................................................................... 3

3 Anterior margin of clypeus broadly rounded; posterior angles of pronotum not protruding as spines; mesotibia shorter with distal part of outer edge distinctly emarginate; mesotibial fossae on meso-metaventrum present, shallowly impressed, without sharp edges; body length 3.4–4.5 mm; Middle Asia and Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan......... Glaresis oxiana Semenov, 1892 

- Anterior margin of clypeus straight to shallowly emarginate ( Figs. 4View FIGURES 1 – 10, 14View FIGURES 11 – 20); posterior angles of pronotum protruding more or less as spines ( Figs. 1View FIGURES 1 – 10, 11–12View FIGURES 11 – 20); mesotibia longer with distal part of outer edge straight or shallowly emarginate ( Figs. 7–8View FIGURES 1 – 10, 17–18View FIGURES 11 – 20); mesotibial fossae on meso-metaventrum present, distinctly impressed, with sharp edges, divergent posteriad; body length 4.0– 4.5 mm ( Figs 5View FIGURES 1 – 10, 15View FIGURES 11 – 20) ................................................................................................................................................................................ 4

4 Distal part of outer edge of mesotibiae straight, bearing at least 7–9 short, stout spines ( Figs 17–18View FIGURES 11 – 20); basal external tooth on mesotibia straight basally; aedeagus as in Fig. 13View FIGURES 11 – 20; body length 4.3–4.5 mm; China (Inner Mongolia) and Mongolia (Bayankhongor, Ömnögovi).......................................................................................................................... Glaresis orientalis Medvedev, 1976   

- Distal part of outer edge of mesotibiae shallowly emarginate, bearing 4–6 short, stout spines ( Figs 7–8View FIGURES 1 – 10); basal external tooth on mesotibia emarginate basally; aedeagus as in Fig. 3View FIGURES 1 – 10; body length 4.0– 4.3 mm; China (Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi)........................... ......................................................................................................................................................... Glaresis ordosensis  new species