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1 December 2009 New Species of the Tribe Megapenthini Gurjeva, 1973 (Coleoptera, Elateridae) from Asia
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Eight new species of the Tribe Megapenthini Gurjeva, 1973 from China, Laos, and from the Philippines are described and illustrated: Cateanus kucerai sp. nov., Friedrichiellus luzonensis sp. nov., Gamepenthes kresli sp. nov., G. phoupanensis sp. nov., G. shinuishanensis sp. nov., G. turnai sp. nov., Megapenthes jintangensis sp. nov., Procraerus kresli sp. nov. A key to the species of the genus Gamepenthes Fleutiaux, 1928 from China, and one from Laos and Vietnam is provided, zoogeographical and taxonomical remarks as well as a discussion on the phylogenetic importance of some characters of the species and their ecobiotic life are given.

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Rainer Schimmel and Dariusz Tarnawski "New Species of the Tribe Megapenthini Gurjeva, 1973 (Coleoptera, Elateridae) from Asia," Annales Zoologici 59(4), 629-639, (1 December 2009). https://doi.org/10.3161/000345409X484991
Received: 21 September 2009; Accepted: 10 December 2009; Published: 1 December 2009
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