Lomechusoides

Jászay, Tomáš & Hlaváč, Peter, 2013, A taxonomic revision of the myrmecophilous genus Lomechusoides Tottenham, 1939 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) Part I. Redescription of the genus, definition of species groups and th, Zootaxa 3683 (1), pp. 65-81: 69

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3683.1.4

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scientific name

Lomechusoides
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Key to the species groups of the genus Lomechusoides 

1 Apical half of femora with a bunch of dense and long setae ( Fig. 10View FIGURES 7 – 13. L)............................................ 2

- Apical half of femora with normal setation (setae not longer than one fourth of width of femora) or in whole glabrous, lacking any setation.......................................................................................... 3

2 Setae on posterior margin of elytra directed towards posterior corners of elytra ( Fig. 13View FIGURES 7 – 13. L), pronotum more rectangular, anterior margin with uneven microsculpture.................................................. species group L. strumosus 

- Setae on posterior margin of elytra in internal, sutural half directed against each other and in external half directed towards posterior corners of elytra ( Fig. 14View FIGURES 14 – 20. L), pronotum trapezoidal with broadly rounded anterior corners, pronotum in anterior fifth matt, with strong microsculpture..................................................... species group L. amurensis 

3 Setae on posterior margin of elytra directed towards posterior corners of elytra, pronotum and elytra lacking macrosetae..................................................................................... species group L. straneoi 

- Setae on posterior margin of elytra in internal, sutural half directed against each other and in external half directed towards posterior corners of elytra, pronotum and elytra with macrosetae...............................species group L. minor