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Discovery of the tribe Odontalgini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae; Pselaphinae) in Japan


Dr Shûhei Nomura, Department of Zoology, National Science Museum, 3-23-1, Hyakunin-chô, Shunjuku, Tokyo, 169-0073 Japan. Email:


A new species of the pselaphine genus Odontalgus is described from Honshu, Japan, under the name of Odontalgus masaoi. Odontalgus coreanus Löbl known from North Korea is recorded for the first time from Kyushu, Japan. These are the first formal records of the tribe Odontalgini from Japan.

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