Fedorenko D.N. 2017. A new subgenus of Pterostichus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini) with 14 new species from Vietnam // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.26. No.3: 211–238 [in English].

A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Leninsky pr. 33, Moscow 119071, Russia. E-mail: dmitri-fedorenko@yandex.ru

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Carabidae, Pterostichus, Vietosteropus, new subgenus, new species, new subspecies, Vietnam, Oriental region.

ABSTRACT. A new subgenus, Vietosteropus subg.n., of the genus Pterostichus Bonelli, 1810 is erected for 16 species from Vietnam, including 14 new species, P. abramovi sp.n., P. anichkini sp.n., P. bidoupensis sp.n., P. chupanphan sp.n., P. dalatensis sp.n., P. gialaiensis sp.n., P. honbaensis sp.n., P. konchurang sp.n., P. konplongensis sp.n., P. kontumensis sp.n., P. ngokboci sp.n., P. ngoclinhensis sp.n., P. semiopacus sp.n., P. sulcicollis sp.n., and one new subspecies, P. annamita chuyangsin ssp.n. New taxa are described and illustrated. The species are arranged in to two species groups. A key to species is provided.

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