Beetles World No. 7

Journal of biodiversity in Coleoptera

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Beetles World is an occasional published journal devoted to taxonomy and to biodiversity of Coleoptera. We offer cooperation on the new description for every taxonomist from all parts of the world. All rights, including reprinting of extracts, electronic or optical reproduction and translation belonging to the publisher.


The new species Neolucanus punctulatus of the genus Neolucanus Thomson, 1862 from Central Vietnam is described, pictured and compared with the related species Neolucanus guiardi Didier, 1926.

Key Words: Coleoptera, Lucanidae, Neolucanus punctulatus, Neolucanus guiardi, Vietnam


Neolucanus rudolphi Schenk, 2008 is raised to the species level. The species was originally described from north-eastern India (Arunachal Pradesh) and is recorded first time for China (south-eastern Tibet). A male specimen from Tibet is pictured.

Key Words: Coleoptera, Lucanidae, Neolucanus rudolphi, India, China