Wednesday, March 23, 2016

N. 61: T. Ochi & M. Kon

G. it. Ent., 14 (61): 459-462
March 2016

A new species of the genus Panelus from Borneo
(Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae)

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 - A new species of Panelus is described from Mt. Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo: Panelus saigusai sp. nov. This species is distinct from any known congeners by having the body elongate and the dorsal side covered with densely crowded punctures and recumbent long hairs.