Miles C. 2017. The Passalidae collection (Coleoptera) of the Manchester Museum, UK, with a complete type catalogue // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.26. No.2: 109–126 [in English].

Department of Entomology, The Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Passalidae, Passalinae, Aulacocyclinae, type catalogue, Manchester Museum.

ABSTRACT. The composition of the Manchester Museum’s worldwide Passalidae collection is described, with some notes on its history. A catalogue is provided of the 17 holotypes and 41 secondary types (syntypes or paratypes) of Passalidae in the collection, with photographs of all holotypes and their data labels. In total, the collection contains over 8,000 specimens and represents around 300 species and subspecies, approximately 39% of the described Passalidae world fauna. The types represent 39 species and subspecies.

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