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1 July 2008 Revision of the Family Helotidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) II: The Vigorsii Group of the Genus Helota
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The vigorsii species group of Helota MacLeay is revised. Ten species and one subspecies are recognized, including a new species H. brancuccii described. from Laos and Thailand. The following new synonyms are proposed: H. vandepolli Ritsema, 1891 (=Helota fruhstorferi Ritsema, 1905; H. lugubris Ritsema, 1914); H. servillei Hope, 1840 (=Helota oberthueri Ritsema, 1889); H. scintillans Olliff, 1884 (=Helota pasteuri Ritsema, 1893); Helota vigorsii vigorsii MacLeay, 1825 (=Helota vigorsii sumatrensis Ritsema, 1909). Lectotypes are designated for Helota oberthueri Ritsema, H. feai Ritsema, H. vigorsii vigorsii MacLeay, H. vigorsii sumatrensis Ritsema, H. vigorsii borneensis Ritsema, H. fairmairei Ritsema, and H. longipes Ritsema. A key and diagnosis for the Helota vigorsii MacLeay species group are provided. Figures of protibia, penis, parameres, internal sac, eighth abdominal tergite are given for all species.

Chi-Feng Lee "Revision of the Family Helotidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) II: The Vigorsii Group of the Genus Helota," Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101(4), 722-742, (1 July 2008). https://doi.org/10.1603/0013-8746(2008)101[722:ROTFHC]2.0.CO;2
Received: 25 October 2007; Accepted: 1 April 2008; Published: 1 July 2008
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