Friday, March 6, 2015

N. 60: T. Ochi & M. Kon

G. it. Ent., 14 (60): 191-200
March 2015

Three new species of the genus Phelotrupes Jekel
(Coleoptera: Geotrupidae)
from Myanmar

by

TERUO OCHI * & MASAHIRO KON **

* Kôhûdai 5-21-6, Toyono-cho, Toyono-gun, Osaka, 563-0104 JAPAN.
** Pressance Kyodai-Higashi 406, Nishida-cho 116-3, Jodoji, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8417 JAPAN.

Abstract - Three new species of Phelotrupes (Phelotrupes) are described from Kachin, Myanmar: P. (P.) kachinensis sp. nov., P. (P.) abei sp. nov., P. (P.) brunipennis sp. nov. In addition, P. (Eogeotrupes) amethystinus (Jekel), P. (P.) businskyorum Král, Malý & Schneider, P. (P.) holzschuhi Král, Malý & Schneider are newly recorded from Myanmar. A key to the species of Phelotrupes (Phelotrupes) from Myanmar is also provided.