Memoirs of Museum Victoria

New genera and new species of the subfamily Aleocharinae from Australia (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae)

Roberto Pace

64: 13-21 (2007)

Abstract: Two new genera and four new species of the tribe Athetini are described and illustrated: Leptostiba paolettii sp. nov., Aloconota maculiventris sp. nov., Ischyrodyodoys thomsonae gen. nov. and sp. nov., and Notioantilogiusa rara gen. nov. and sp. nov. The genus Aloconota Thomson is new for the Australian region. Oligota pusillima (Gravenhorst) (a possible biological control for pest mites) is reported for the first time from vineyards and shelterbelts in Victoria and Southern Australia.

Keywords: Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae, taxonomy, Australia

Citation: Pace, R., 2007. New genera and new species of the subfamily Aleocharinae from Australia (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 64: 13-21. http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2007.64.3

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