Aleocharinae (Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) des îles de l'océan Indien

Roberto PACE

fr Zoosystema 30 (3) - Pages 547-553

Published on 30 September 2008

This article is a part of the thematic issue Hommage à Renaud Paulian (1913-2003)

Aleocharinae (Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) of the Indian Ocean’s islands

In the present paper four tribes (Pronomaeini, Gyrophaenini, Homalotini and Diestotini), six genera (Tomoxelia, Bryothinusa, Gyrophaena, Placusa, Coenonica and Diestota) and seven species are recognized. Five species are described as new to science, Tomoxelia comorensis n. sp. from Comoro Islands, Bryothinusa seychellensis n. sp. from Seychelles, Gyrophaena comorensis n. sp. from the Comoro Islands, Gyrophaena rugiventris n. sp. from Mauritius and Placusa comorensis n. sp. from the Comoro Islands.


Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae, Comoro Islands, Mauritius, Seychelles, new species.

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