Gildenkov M.Yu. 2022. New species of the genus Mendaxinus Gildenkov, 2004 from India (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Oxytelinae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.31. No.4: 390–391 [in English].

Smolensk State University, Przhevalsky str. 4, Smolensk 214000, Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.31.4.08

ABSTRACT: Mendaxinus oblitus, sp.n., a new species from India, West Bengal is described and illustrated. Given the great similarity between many species of Mendaxinus in colouration and body proportions, the new species can be clearly distinguished only by the structure of aedeagus and spermatheca.

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Oxytelinae, Mendaxinus, new species, Oriental Biogeographic Region, India.

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