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Type: Correspondence
Published: 2019-01-17
Page range: 447–450
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The first species of Siamites Franz (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Scydmaeninae) in East Malaysia

Museum of Natural History, University of Wrocław, Sienkiewicza 21, 50-335 Wrocław, Poland.
Coleoptera Glandulariini new species Oriental Sarawak Borneo Malaysia


The glandulariine genus Siamites is amongst the rarest Oriental ant-like stone beetles. To date, only three species have been known, distributed in Thailand and Vietnam. A new species, S. sarawakensis sp. n. is described here, based on a male specimen collected in Sarawak, East Malaysia. This finding extends the known range of Siamites over 1200 km southeastward.



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