A new species of the genus Synchroa from Taiwan, with a key to the world fauna (Coleoptera: Synchroidae)

Yun Hsiao


A new species, Synchroa formosana sp. nov., is described from Taiwan, representing the first occurrence of the family Synchroidae Lacordaire, 1859 in Taiwan; ecological information is provided. In addition, the new species is included in a key to the world fauna of Synchroidae.


Coleoptera; Synchroidae; Synchroa; new species; new recorded family; key to world fauna; Taiwan

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