Kazantsev S.V. 2015. New Xylobanus and related taxa of net-winged beetles from New Guinea (Coleoptera: Lycidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.24. No.2: 107–118 [in English].

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

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Lycidae, new genus, new species, Papuan region.

ABSTRACT. A new genus, Xylothrix gen.n., and twelve new species, Xylothrix athrix, X. avicollis, Xylobanus baitetaensis, X. pecten, X. rotundeareolatus, X. telefominensis, X. waigeoensis, X. culex, X. fakfakensis, Xylobanomorphus triton, Malacolycus lacius and Mimoxylobanus nubilus spp.n., are described from New Guinea and adjacent islands. Some taxonomic problems related to Xylobanus and related genera are discussed.

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