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Published: 2017-05-10
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Three new species of cockroach genus Hemithyrsocera Saussure, 1893 (Blattodea: Ectobiidae: Blattellinae) with redescriptions of two known species from China

Institute of Entomology, College of Plant Protection, Southwest University, Beibei, Chongqing 400716, China
Institute of Entomology, College of Plant Protection, Southwest University, Beibei, Chongqing 400716, China
taxonomy Symplocodes new species new record China Blattodea


This paper deals with five species of the genus Hemithyrsocera Saussure, 1893, of which three new species, H. forcipata, H. spinibarbis and H. longiseta spp. nov., are described and illustrated, H. banvaneuensis (Roth, 1985) is reported for the first time from China, plus one little known species H. simulans (Bey-Bienko, 1969) are redescribed and illustrated. A key to all Chinese species of Hemithyrsocera is provided.


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