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Published: 2021-12-20
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A new species of Prosopocoilus Hope & Westwood, 1845 from China and Vietnam (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Lucaninae)

Engineering Research Center for Forest and Grassland Disaster Prevention and Reduction, Mianyang Normal University, 166 Mianxing West Road, Mianyang 621000, Sichuan, P. R. China.
Ocean and Biological Engineering College, Yancheng Normal University, 2 Hope Avenue, Yancheng 224000, Jiangsu, P. R. China.
Coleoptera stag beetle Dorcini taxonomy Oriental Region


A new species of stag beetle, Prosopocoilus zhuchuangi new species (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Lucaninae) is described from China (Guizhou) and Vietnam. It is closely related to P. fulgens (Didier, 1927), sharing a fringe of dense setae in the apical 2/3 of the mesal sides of the mesotibiae and metatibiae. Diagnostic characters of the two species are illustrated and compared.



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