The genus Parastethorus Pang & Mao, 1975 in China is reviewed. Ten species of the genus Parastethorus are documented from China, including four new species: P. grandoaperturus Li & Ren, sp. nov., P. platyphyllus Li & Ren, sp. nov., P. biconvexus Li & Ren, sp. nov., P. miniaperturus Li & Ren, sp. nov.; and six new combinations: P. truncatus (Kapur, 1948) comb. nov., P. baiyunshanensis (Ren & Pang, 1996) comb. nov., P. dichiapiculus (Xiao, 1992) comb. nov., P. indira (Kapur, 1950) comb. nov., P. malaicus (Xiao, 1992) comb. nov., P. yunnanensis (Pang & Mao, 1975) comb. nov. Diagnoses, detailed descriptions, illustrations and distributions are provided for all species, and a key to Chinese species is given. A world checklist of species in this genus is also provided, including two new combinations for extralimital species: P. gutierrezi (Chazeau, 1979) comb. nov., P. hanoiensis (Hoàng, 1982) comb. nov.
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Vol. 91 • No. 2