Sclerochiton schuelkei ASSING, 2011, ASSING, 2011

Assing, Volker, 2015, A revision of Sclerochiton. II. Two new species and additional records, including the first records of the genus from Vietnam (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 47 (2), pp. 1197-1208: 1200-1201

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5415812

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:1B5D39E8-8630-4AC0-A030-C93753FFF59A

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CCCA22-C21C-2817-FF75-BCFB7C0663DF

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Marcus

scientific name

Sclerochiton schuelkei ASSING, 2011
status

 

Sclerochiton schuelkei ASSING, 2011   ( Map 3 View Map 3 )

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: China: Y u n n a n: 3♀♀, 100 km W Kunming, Diaolin Nat. Res. , 22.V.-2.VI.1993, leg. Jendek & Sausa ( NHMW, cAss)   ; 233, 1 ex., mountains NW Dongchuan , 26°10'N, 103°04'E, 2350 m, trail margin, litter and soil between herbs sifted, 8.VIII.2014, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, cSch) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, 1 ex., E Kunming , Xiaobailong Forest Park, 24°56'N, 103°05'E, 2110 m, secondary pine forest, pine litter and litter at trail margin sifted, 10.VIII.2014, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, cSch) GoogleMaps   ; 1233, 7♀♀, 49 exs., NE Kunming , 25°09'N, 102°54'E, 2280 m, secondary pine forest, with scattered old alder, litter sifted, 11.VIII.2014, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, cSch, MNHUB) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, mountain W Xundian , 25°35'N, 103°09'E, 2200 m, mixed forest with alder and pine, bark of rotting pine trunk with termites sifted, 15.VIII.2014, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1033, 9♀♀, 3 exs., mountain W Xundian , 25°35'N, 103°09'E, 2300 m, mixed forest with alder, pine, shrub undergrowth, litter, twigs, and roots of herbs sifted, 15.VIII.2014, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, cSch, MNHUB) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, 1 ex., mountain W Xundian , 25°35'N, 103°09'E, 2300 m, mixed forest with alder, pine, shrub undergrowth, litter, twigs, and roots of herbs sifted, 16.VIII.2014, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, cSch) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., Wuding , Lion Mountain Scenic Area, 25°32'N, 102°23'E, 2200 m, stream valley with deciduous forest, moist litter sifted, 17.VIII.2014, leg. Schülke (cSch) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, 1 ex., mountain NW Wuding , 25°37'N, 102°19'E, 2190 m, degraded mixed forest with alder, oak, and pine, litter, mushrooms, and dead wood sifted, 17.VIII.2014, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, cSch) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., mountain SE Gejiu , 23°18'N, 103°12'E, 2400 m, graveyard with pine, pine litter and herb roots sifted, 20.VIII.2014, leg. Schülke (cSch) GoogleMaps   ; 1933, 7♀♀, 12 exs., mountain W Gejiu , 23°24'N, 103°07'E, 1990 m, mixed forest, litter and various debris sifted, 23.VIII.2014, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, cSch, MNHUB) GoogleMaps   ; 13, 1♀, 19 exs., same data, but 24.VIII.2014 (cAss, cSch, MNHUB) GoogleMaps   ; 233, 3♀♀, 2 exs., same data, but 25.VIII.2014 (cAss, cSch, MNHUB) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, 1 ex., mountain W Yuxi , 24°27'N, 102°30'E, 2250 m, secondary mixed forest, litter, roots, and moss sifted, 31.VIII.2014, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, cSch) GoogleMaps   .

C o m m e n t Sclerochiton schuelkei   has been reported from Yunnan, with femalebased records also from Thailand and Laos ( Map 3 View Map 3 ). The new records suggest that this species is common at least in East Yunnan.

NHMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien