Beetles World No. 8

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.


Two new species of the genus Lucanus Scopoli, 1763 (Lucanus viheari spec. nov. from northern Cambodia and Lucanus bidentis spec. nov. from southern Vietnam), a new species of the genus Neolucanus Thomson, 1862 (Neolucanus latissimus spec. nov. from China, Zheijang province) and a new subspecies of the genus Cyclommatus Parry, 1863 (Cyclommatus weinreichi yapensis sspec. nov. from western New Guinea and Yapen Island) are described, pictured and compared with the related species. Further a new place of discovery for Lucanus fujianensis Schenk, 2008 in Guangdong province, China is reported and the largest known male of Lucanus wemckeni Schenk, 2006 is pictured.

Key Words: Coleoptera, Lucanidae, Lucanus viheari, Lucanus bidentis, Lucanus fujianensis, Lucanus wemckeni, Neolucanus latissimus, Cyclommatus weinreichi yapensis, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, India, Arunachal Pradesh, New Guinea, Yapen Island