Plant Diversity ›› 1999, Vol. 21 ›› Issue (11): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Three New Species of Genus Leistus Frolich (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebriini) from Gaoligong Mountains of Yunnan Province, China

David H. KAVANAUGH LONG Chun - Lin   

  1. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco
  • Online:1999-12-26 Published:2010-09-21

Abstract: There new species of Leistus Frolich, all from southern parts of the Gaoligong Mountains of west-ern Yunnan Province, China, are diagnosed, described and illustrated: Lsistus taruwgnathus n. sp. (type locality = Nankang Yakou, 24°49.9'N 98°46.0' E, 2130m); Leistus gaoligongensis n. sp. (type locality = Nankang Yakou, 24°49.9'N 98°46.0'E, 2130m); and Leistus lihengae n. sp. (type locality = Lu-oshuidong, 24°56.9'N 98°45.4'E, 2300 m). A preliminary key to the Leistus species known to occur in Yunnan Province is provided.

Key words: Gaoligong Mountains