4 new species of water-gliding rove beetles discovered in Ningxia, China

Four new species of Steninae were discovered during an expedition in the Liupan Shan Natural Reserve, Ningxia, China. The scientists described a total of 17 species of these intriguing beetles that live in the dead leaf mass of the territory explored, thus marking 11 new province records and a great contribution to assessing the biodiversity of the Ningxia Autonomous Region. The study was published in the open access journal Zookeys.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-02/pp-…


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