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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4565.4.4

Two new species and additional faunistic records of Cercyon Leach, 1817 from China (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)

FENGLONG JIA, ZULONG LIANG, S. K. RYNDEVICH, MARTIN FIKÁČEK

Abstract


Two new species of Cercyon Leach, 1817 are described from China: Cercyon (s.str.) bellus sp. nov. from Hebei, Hubei, and Jiangxi Provinces, and Cercyon (s.str.) biltoni sp. nov. from Sichuan. Five species are recorded from China for the first time: Cercyon (Acycreon) punctiger Knisch, 1921, Cercyon (Paracercyon) analis Seidlitz, 1888, Cercyon (s.str.) algarum Sharp, 1973, Cercyon (s.str.) borealis Baranowski, 1985, Cercyon (s.str.) tristis (Illiger, 1801). Additional faunistic data from China are provided for Cercyon (s.str.) alinae Ryndevich, 2004, Cercyon (s.str.) inquinatus Wollaston, 1854, Cercyon (s.str.) kabaki Ryndevich, 2004, Cercyon (s.str.) olibrus Sharp, 1874, Cercyon (s.str.) ovillus Motschulsky, 1860, Cercyon (Clinocercyon) incretus dʼOrchymont, 1941, Cercyon (Clinocercyon) hanseni Jia, Fikáček & Ryndevich, 2011 and Cercyon (Paracercyon) honorabilis Shatrovskiy, 1999. A checklist to all species of the genus known from China is provided.

 


Keywords


Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Cercyon, new species, new records, China, Palaearctic Region, Oriental Region

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