Taiwanophodes magnus Bekchiev, 2010

Yin, Zi-Wei & Li, Ning, 2021, Eight new species and additional records of the Pselaphodes complex from Laos and Vietnam, with a key to known species (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae), Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae (Acta. Ent. Mus. Natl. Pragae) 61 (1), pp. 35-53 : 50

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.37520/aemnp.2021.002

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0AEECD1F-1C71-4636-89A7-DA31D2DB73D6

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6474095

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D13B6D-E80F-5133-7DC6-FB0A3B02F7C7

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Carolina

scientific name

Taiwanophodes magnus Bekchiev, 2010
status

 

Taiwanophodes magnus Bekchiev, 2010

Taiwanophodes magnus Bekchiev, 2010: 183 .

Type locality. N. Vietnam, 180 km SSW. Hanoi, 40 km SE. Thanh Hóa, Ben En Nat. Park, alt. 50 m.

Additional material examined (7 specimens). VIETNAM: NINH BÌNH: 4 ♂♂, ‘ VIETNAM N, 100 km s from Hanoi CUC-PHUONG nat. Park, 02.- 12.5.1991, leg. E. Jendek’ ( VBGG, SNUC) . LÀO CAI: 1 ♂, ‘ VIETNAM N 22°20′N, 103°50′E, SAPA ( Lao Cai ) 25.5.- 10.6.1991, leg. E. Jendek ( VBGG)’; GoogleMaps YÊN BÁI: 1 ♂, ‘N-VIETNAM, Yen Bai, V.90, Dembicky leg. ( VBGG) GoogleMaps . LAOS: BOLIKHAMSAI: 1 ♂, ‘LAOS, 1-18.v.2001, Bolikhamxai prov., 18°21′N, 105°08′E, Ban Nape (8 km NE), ~ 600 m, V. Eubáň leg’ ( MHNG) GoogleMaps .

Distribution. Vietnam: Thanh Hóa, Ninh Bình, Lào Cai, Yên Bái; Laos: Bolikhamsai ( B EKCH I EV 2010; this paper). First provincial record for Yên Bái, and first country record for Laos.

Comments. Taiwanophodes magnus was originally described from northern Vietnam, and it is here recorded from a few new localities in Vietnam, as well as from Laos for the first time. The male of this species is easily recognizable by unique structure of the antennal club, with antennomere 10 broadly excavated on the mesal surface and with a large projection at the apex, and antennomere 11 strongly constricted at the base, protibia has a large blunt protuberance near the apex, and endophallus of aedeagus is composed of a membranous structure plus an elongate sclerite on the right side.

SNUC

China, Shanghai, Shanghai Normal University, Department of Biology, insect Collection

MHNG

Switzerland, Geneva, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle

MHNG

Museum d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Taiwanophodes

Loc

Taiwanophodes magnus Bekchiev, 2010

Yin, Zi-Wei & Li, Ning 2021
2021
Loc

Taiwanophodes magnus

BEKCHIEV R. 2010: 183
2010