Discovery of a new species of the brachyelytrous net-winged beetle genus Alyculus (Coleoptera

Lycidae) from Peninsular Malaysia

Naoki Takahashi, Ladislav Bocak, Idris Abd. Ghani

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Abstract

The net-winged beetle genus Alyculus Kasantsev is reported from Peninsular Malaysia for the first time and a new species, A. malaypeninsularis sp. nov., is described and illustrated. An expanded identification key to Alyculus males is provided and the biology and distribution of the species are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-150
Number of pages6
JournalZootaxa
Volume4144
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jul 2016

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Keywords

  • Lyropaeinae
  • New record
  • New species
  • Oriental Region
  • Pahang
  • Taxonomy
  • West Malaysia

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  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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Discovery of a new species of the brachyelytrous net-winged beetle genus Alyculus (Coleoptera : Lycidae) from Peninsular Malaysia. / Takahashi, Naoki; Bocak, Ladislav; Abd. Ghani, Idris.

In: Zootaxa, Vol. 4144, No. 1, 26.07.2016, p. 145-150.

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