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Discovery of the genus Lebioderus (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Paussinae) from China, with description of two new species

XIAO-BIN SONG, MUNETOSHI MARUYAMA, ZHONG PENG

Abstract


The rare paussine genus Lebioderus Westwood, 1838 is reported from China for the first time, based on two new species, L. sinicus Song & Maruyama sp. nov. and L. maolanus Song & Maruyama sp. nov. The type series of L. sinicus was collected from nests of Carebara Westwood, 1840 ants, which is also a first host record for Lebioderus.

 


Keywords


Coleoptera, Carabidae, Paussinae

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4344.1.11

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