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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4425.3.6

Seven new species of the Stenus cirrus group (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) from Sichuan, Southwest China

LIANG TANG, SHENG-NAN LIU, XIN-YU DONG

Abstract


Seven new species of the Stenus cirrus group collected from Sichuan, Southwest China are described: S. cariniventris Tang, Liu & Dong, sp. n., S. jiangrixini Tang, Liu & Dong, sp. n., S. lineatus Tang, Liu & Dong, sp. n., S. emeishanus Tang, Liu & Dong, sp. n., S. jiudingshanus Tang, Liu & Dong, sp. n., S. xichangensis Tang, Liu & Dong, sp. n., S. brevilineatus Tang, Liu & Dong, sp. n. The diagnostic characters of the new species are illustrated, and a key to species of the group from Sichuan Province is provided.

 


Keywords


Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Stenus cirrus group, new species, China Sichuan

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