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14 July 2015 A review of the genus Parastethorus Pang & Mao, 1975 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in China
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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.

Wenjing Li, Xiaosheng Chen, Xingmin Wang, and Shunxiang Ren "A review of the genus Parastethorus Pang & Mao, 1975 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in China," The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 91(2), 108-127, (14 July 2015). https://doi.org/10.3956/2015-91.2.108
Received: 14 July 2014; Published: 14 July 2015
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