Kazantsev S.V. 2014. New and little known species of Plateros Bourgeois, 1879 (Coleoptera: Lycidae) from Sundaland // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.23. No.3: 179–190 [in English].

Insect Centre, Donetskaya 13–326, Moscow 109651, Russia. E-mail: kazantss@mail.ru

Key words: Coleoptera, Lycidae, Platerotini, Plateros, new species, Oriental region (Sundaland), synonymy, lectotypes.

Abstract. Fifteen new lycid species from Malaysia and Indonesia are described in the genus Plateros: P. alabensis, P. benomensis, P. brinchangensis, P. chechovskyi, P. frasericollis, P. guamasangensis, P. hastatus, P. khvylyai, P. kurbatovorum, P. lampungensis, P. laruticollis, P. pandrakensis, P. riauensis, P. selendangensis and P. sundaensis spp.n. Plateros soror (Kleine, 1930), syn.n. is synonymized with P. irregularis (Pic, 1921) and P. nigricolor Pic, 1943, syn.n. and P. pullatus Kazantsev, 2011, syn.n. are synonymized with P. vetustus Kleine, 1932. Lectotypes are designated for thirteen Sundaland taxa: Plateros alternatus Pic, 1921, P. bicoloripes Pic, 1943, P. malaccanus Pic, 1928, P. nigricolor Pic, 1943, Melampyrus angustatus Pic, 1926, M. sirambeus Pic, 1921, Ditoneces atripennis Pic, 1921, D. aurantiacus Pic, 1926, D. irregularis Pic, 1926, D. maculatipes Pic, 1926, D. suturalis Pic, 1925, Microditoneces manaensis Pic, 1921, M. nigrosuturalis Pic, 1921.

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