New species and additional records of Leptusa from the Palaearctic region, with a focus on the faunas of China and the Caucasus region (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae)

  • Volker Assing
Schlagworte: Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae, Homalotini, Leptusa, Taxonomie, neue Arten, neue Synonymie, neue Untergattungszuordnung, Beschreibung, China, Kaukasusregion, neue Nachweise, Katalog

Abstract

Elf Arten der Gattung Leptusa Kraatz, 1858 werden beschrieben und abgebildet: Leptusa (Aphaireleptusa) excisa spec. nov. (China: Shaanxi: Qinling Shan); L. (A.) grandipennis spec. nov. (China: Sichuan: Songpan env.); L. (A.) gonggana spec. nov. (China: Sichuan: Gongga Shan); L. (A.) habana spec. nov. (China: Yunnan: Haba Shan); L. (A.) auriculata spec. nov. (China: Yunnan: Diancang Shan); L. (Drepanoleptusa) emeiana spec. nov. (China: Sichuan: Emei Shan); L. (D.) jizuica spec. nov. (China: Yunnan: Jizu Shan); L. (D.) desculpens spec. nov. (China: Yunnan: Dawei Shan); L. (Chondrelytropisalia) procera spec. nov. (China: Sichuan: Songpan env.); L. (Yunnaleptusa) monscangi spec. nov. (China: Yunnan: Diancang Shan); L. (Chondrelytropisalia) pathibarana spec. nov. (Nepal: Taplejung district). Ein Name wird synonymisiert: Leptusa (Drepanoleptusa) emplenotoides Assing, 2006 = Leptusa (Aphaireleptusa) zhongdianensis Pace, 2010, syn. nov. Leptusa jinfomontis Pace, 2001 (bisher in Nesopisalia Pace, 1992) und L. calliceroides Assing, 2004 (bisher incertae sedis) werden in die Untergattung Drepanoleptusa Pace, 1982 transferiert. Ein aktualisierter Katalog der Leptusa-Arten Chinas, Taiwans und Hongkongs wird erstellt. Die Leptusa-Fauna dieser Region umfasst derzeit 73 Arten und drei Unterarten in zwölf Untergattungen. Weitere Nachweise von 22 Arten, darunter mehrere Erstnachweise, werden aus China (elf Arten), der Kaukasusregion (acht), Japan (zwei) und Südkorea (eine) gemeldet. Leptusa ist derzeit in der Paläarktis mit 418 Arten und 74 Unterarten in 71 Untergattungen vertreten.

Taxonomische Handlungen

Leptusa excisa spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:963E5B3D-F42E-411C-A6A9-F57EBCCA00E5
Leptusa grandipennis spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:476EFE09-A2F0-4227-8F55-AEC9D658E159
Leptusa gonggana spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:063A3FD3-32D8-4F48-AABA-5AB12CF1A686
Leptusa habana spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:217C5415-9901-4E13-8DD8-3F8AEA4CC8C1
Leptusa auriculata spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:1812AE30-52FF-498D-B8C2-D600DCAB2724
Leptusa emeiana spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:963E5B3D-F42E-411C-A6A9-F57EBCCA00E5
Leptusa jizuica spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:D1844B8D-2B3B-4388-933D-F2F98883B6A6
Leptusa desculpens spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:A3342BAF-F31E-43E6-9636-8250A85FBD97
Leptusa procera spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:C3881039-6537-452F-974C-48BDAFD02762
Leptusa monscangi spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:2B2ECDE0-93FD-42BB-BF27-6D7C7B8E38BC
Leptusa pathibarana spec. nov. – urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:ED968EFF-8133-4318-992C-A4D401C04ADB

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2021-06-30
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AssingV. 2021: New species and additional records of Leptusa from the Palaearctic region, with a focus on the faunas of China and the Caucasus region (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) - Beiträge Zur Entomologie = Contributions to Entomology 71(1): 103-126 - doi: 10.21248/contrib.entomol.71.1.103-126
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