Stilicoderus psittacus ASSING, 2013

Assing, Volker, 2015, On Stilicoderus and Stiliderus IV. Two new species from China and additional records (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 47 (1), pp. 145-161 : 147

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Stilicoderus psittacus ASSING, 2013


Stilicoderus psittacus ASSING, 2013 ( Map 1 View Map 1 )

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: China: S h a a n x i: 233, 4♀♀, Qinling Shan, 33°52'N, 108°59'E, 2000-2600 m, sifted, 15.V.2011, leg. Grebennikov (cAss, cSme, Ass). Y u n n a n 533, 3♀♀, 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 (cAss) GoogleMaps ; 13, NE Kunming , 25°09'N, 102°54'E, 2280 m, secondary pine forest with scattered old alder, litter sifted, 11.VIII.2014, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps ; 1433, 6♀♀, Yunnan, 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 ; 13, 1♀, 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 (cAss) GoogleMaps ; 1♀, mountains S Jianshui , 23°25'N, 102°51'E, 1890 m, subtropical broad-leaved forest, litter sifted, 22.VIII.2014, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps ; 833, 2♀♀, 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) GoogleMaps ; 533, 4♀♀, same data, but 24.VIII.2014 (cAss, cSch) GoogleMaps ; 633, 4♀♀, same data, but 25.VIII.2014 (cAss, cSch) GoogleMaps ; 13, SE Pingbian, Dawei Shan , 22°55'N, 103°42'E, 2100 m, primary subtropical broad-leaved forest, litter sifted, 27.VIII.2014, leg. Schülke (cAss) GoogleMaps .

C o m m e n t: Stilicoderus psittacus is widespread in China and one of the most common representatives of the genus in Yunnan ( Map. 1 View Map 1 ). The majority of the specimens collected in August 2014 is teneral. The aedeagus of one of the males is teratologically deformed.