Miroshnikov A.I. 2016. New data on the taxonomy and geographic distribution of Oriental species of the genus Coptocercus Hope, 1841 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Phoracanthini) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.25. No.4: 387–392 [in English].
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KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Phoracanthini, Coptocercus, Indochina, Borneo, first records, Coptocercus sumatranus, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia.
ABSTRACT. Based on the first records of Coptocercus sumatranus Hüdepohl, 1992, stat.n., from the western and earstern parts of Malaysia, as well as from Thailand, the genus Coptocercus Hope, 1841 is new to the faunas of Indochina and Borneo. A new taxonomic status and a new synonym are established: Coptocercus sumatranus Hüdepohl, 1992, stat.n. = Coptocercus javanicus Wang, 1995, syn.n. Morphological features of C. sumatranus and C. quatuordecimsignatus Schwarzer, 1926 are provided, the main differences between these species outlined, and a map of their distributions is given.