Two new species of Rhagophthalmus Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Rhagophthalmidae) from Yunnan, south-western China, with notes on known species
Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
© 2008 The Entomological Society of Japan
Volume 11, Issue 2, pages 259–267, June 2008
How to Cite
LI, X., OHBA, N. and LIANG, X. (2008), Two new species of Rhagophthalmus Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Rhagophthalmidae) from Yunnan, south-western China, with notes on known species. Entomological Science, 11: 259–267. doi: 10.1111/j.1479-8298.2008.00264.x
- Issue published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Received 17 May 2007; accepted 8 February 2008.
- new species;
Rhagophthalmus fugongensis Li & Liang and Rhagophthalmus lufengensis Li & Ohba are introduced as new to science. The first record of R. tonkineus in China is provided. The male genitalia of R. gibbosulus and R. giganteus are described and illustrated. The female and larva of R. giganteus and the female of R. semisulcatus are illustrated. The distribution of Rhagophthalmus is discussed and a rectification of the relative arrangement of different parts of the male genitalia is provided (the base-piece is on the ventral side of the male genitalia, and the parameres on the dorsal side).