Nazeris xiaobini Hu & Li, 2015

Hu, Jia-Yao, Liu, Yi-Xiao & Li, Li-Zhen, 2018, Two new species of Nazeris Fauvel in the Luoxiao Mountain Range, China (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Paederinae), Zootaxa 4370 (2), pp. 180-188: 181

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Nazeris xiaobini Hu & Li, 2015


Nazeris xiaobini Hu & Li, 2015 

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Additional material examined. 3 males, 3 females, ‘ China: Hubei, Xianning, Tongshan Hsien, Jiugong Shan : Shilongxia , 29°24′32″N, 114°38′47″E, mixed leaf litter, sifted, 470-500 m, 1.VIII.2016, Hu & Liu leg.’GoogleMaps  ; 1 male, 1 female, ‘ Yunzhonghu , 29°24′13″N, 114°40′10″E, mixed leaf litter, sifted, 1200-1250 m, 30.VII.2016, Hu & Liu leg.’. ( SNUC)GoogleMaps  .

Comment. This species resembles N. trifurcatus Assing, 2013  from Sichuan province in external and male sexual characters, but can be separated by the wider and apically shallowly concave ventral process of the aedeagus in ventral view.

Distribution and habitat data. This species is known from Gaotianyan in western Jiangxi and Jiugong Shan in southern Hubei (new province record, Fig. 22View FIGURE22). The specimens were collected by sifting decaying leaf litter in mixed forests at altitudes of 470–1250 m.