The genus Doryctinus Roman is recorded for the first time in the fauna of the Old World and African continent. A new species D. africanus sp. nov. from Congo reared from the beetle larvae of the families Lyctidae and Scolytidae is described and illustrated. The discussion about composition of this genus and its synonyms is presented. A key to the World Doryctinus species is provided.
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Vol. 63 • No. 1