The species belonging to Tychus algericus group, here identified and characterized, are revised. Four species are recognized, described and illustrated and a key for identification is provided. One species is new to science: Tychus similis sp. n. from Algeria, while three taxa: Tychus algericus Guillebeau, 1893 from Tunisia and Algeria, Tychus depexus Peyerimhoff, 1905 from Algeria and Tychus vaucheri Jeannel, 1956 from Morocco are redescribed with precisions on their affinities and geographic distribution. The lectotype of Tychus depexus is designated.

A review of Tychus algericus species group (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae)

SABELLA, Giorgio;
2011-01-01

Abstract

The species belonging to Tychus algericus group, here identified and characterized, are revised. Four species are recognized, described and illustrated and a key for identification is provided. One species is new to science: Tychus similis sp. n. from Algeria, while three taxa: Tychus algericus Guillebeau, 1893 from Tunisia and Algeria, Tychus depexus Peyerimhoff, 1905 from Algeria and Tychus vaucheri Jeannel, 1956 from Morocco are redescribed with precisions on their affinities and geographic distribution. The lectotype of Tychus depexus is designated.
Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae, Tychini, Tychus algericus group, taxonomy, new species, North Africa.
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