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Published: 2016-06-30

New and little-known species of the genus Lacon Laporte, 1838 (Coleoptera: Elateridae) of China

Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University, Leninskie gory 1/12, Moscow, 119992, Russia.
Coleoptera Elateridae click beetles Agrypninae new species new records Palaearctic region China


Two new species of the genus Lacon Laporte, 1838 are described from Yunnan province of China: L. diqingensis sp. nov. and L. lijiangensis sp. nov. Lacon salvazai (Fleutiaux, 1918) is recorded for the first time in China. The position of these species within the genus and their geographical distribution are discussed. A preliminary key to the known species of Lacon of mainland China is provided.



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How to Cite

PROSVIROV, A. S. (2016). New and little-known species of the genus <em>Lacon</em> Laporte, 1838 (Coleoptera: Elateridae) of China. Zootaxa, 4132(3), 373–382.