Chlaenioctenus

Liu, Ye, Liang, Hongbin, Kavanaugh, David H. & Yang, Maofa, 2010, Key to species of the subgenus Chlaenioctenus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Chlaeniini: Chlaenius), with description of two new species, Zootaxa 2397, pp. 15-28: 17

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.193988

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Chlaenioctenus
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Key to the species of subgenus Chlaenioctenus 

1 Femora wholly black ( Figs. 10View FIGURES 9 – 10, 15View FIGURES 13 – 15).............................................................................................................................. 2

- Femora more or less yellow in the middle portion ( Figs. 2, 4View FIGURES 1 – 4, 6, 8View FIGURES 5 – 8, 12)....................................................................... 4

2 Elytron with a yellow spot in the middle ( Fig. 9View FIGURES 9 – 10), intervals glabrous in the middle .................................................... 3

- Elytron with a yellow spot at apical third, intervals wholly pubescent ( Figs. 13, 14View FIGURES 13 – 15); pronotum pubescent, with metallic green lustre at sides ( Figs. 32, 33View FIGURES 29 – 34). China (Jiangxi)..................................................... C. freyi Jedliċka, 1960 

3 Elytral intervals with a row of punctures at each lateral side ( Fig. 37View FIGURES 35 – 39); pronotum very finely punctate ( Fig. 31View FIGURES 29 – 34). Myanmar............................................................................................................................... C. pectinipes Bates, 1892 

- Elytral intervals with irregular punctures at each lateral side; pronotum coarsely punctate (based on original descrip- tion and photo). Thailand.................................................................................................. C. bilyi Kirschenhofer, 2009 

4 Elytron with a yellow spot in the middle ( Figs. 5, 7View FIGURES 5 – 8) ................................................................................................... 5

- Elytron with a yellow spot at apical third ( Figs. 1, 3View FIGURES 1 – 4) or behind the middle (Fig. 11) ................................................. 6

5 Pronotum glabrous. India (Assam) ........................................................................................... C. eneides Bates, 1892 

- Pronotum pubescent ( Fig. 30View FIGURES 29 – 34); elytral intervals pubescent ( Fig. 36View FIGURES 35 – 39). China (Yunnan) ......... C. rotundithorax  sp. nov.

6 Elytral intervals glabrous in the middle, pubescent laterally only................................................................................ 7

- Elytral intervals wholly pubescent ( Fig. 35View FIGURES 35 – 39); pronotum pubescent ( Fig. 29View FIGURES 29 – 34); genae pubescent ( Fig. 20View FIGURES 20 – 25). China (Tai- wan) .............................................................................................................................................. C. piligenys  sp. nov.

7 Pronotum coarsely punctate......................................................................................... C. sehnali Kirschenhofer, 2008 

- Pronotum finely punctuate ( Fig. 34View FIGURES 29 – 34); interval sparsely pubescent ( Fig. 39View FIGURES 35 – 39). Myanmar (Kachin).................................. ........................................................................................................................... C. schillhammeri  Kirschenhofer, 2003