New Synonyms and Redescriptions of Three Species of the Mycophagous Genus <I>Gyrophaena</I> (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) in East Asia

  • Yoon-Ho Kim
  • Kee-Jeong Ahn

Abstract

Three new synonyms are proposed for the Gyrophaena Mannerheim species from East Asia: G. cariniventris Cameron, 1933 = G. tricuspidata Assing, 2005; G. triquetra Weise, 1877 = G. sunanica Pas?ik, 2001; and G. yotsudeba Cameron, 1933 = G. defecta Cameron, 1933. Redescriptions, habitus photos, and line drawings of diagnostic characters are provided. Gyrophaena cariniventris and G. yotsudeba are reported for the first time in the Korean peninsula.

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Published
2010-09-01
Section
Literature Review Articles