Checklist of the Trichiine Beetles in the Palaearctic and the Oriental Regions

                                                                        
(revised on 2009/11/20)
 # = My collection
* = Available & valid
1. Lasiotrichius Reitter, 1899, 3 species in East Asia~Sichuan. *# Lasiotrichius hananoi (Sawada, 1943) (Transactions of the Kansai entomological Society. Osaka 13(2):4-6.) China. = Lasiotrichius sichuanicus Krajcik, 2001 *# Lasiotrichius succinctus (Pallas, 1781) China, Korea, Japan: Tsushima Is. *# Lasiotrichius succinctus subsp. tokushimus Krajcik, 2007 Japan: Hokkaido~Kyushu, Yakushima. *# Lasiotrichius formosanus (Sawada, 1943) Taiwan. 2. Trichius (s. str.), F., 1775, 7 species in the Palaearctic Region. * Trichius abdominalis Menetries, 1832 Caspisee (in Junk's), Iran (Species 2000). *# Trichius fasciatus Linnaeus, 1758 Europe, East Asia. *# Trichius japonicus Janson, 1885 Japan. * Trichius orientalis Reitter, 1894 Syria, Turkey, Greece, Asia Minor (Species 2000). *# Trichius rosaceus Voet, 1769 Europe. * Trichius rosaceus subsp. zonatus Germar, 1794 N Africa. *# Trichius sexualis Bedel, 1906 Europe, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romenia (Species 2000). 3. Gnorimus Serville, 1828, 8 species in the Palaearctic Region. * Gnorimus armeniacus Reitter, 1887 Israel (in Junk's), Turkey (Species 2000). * Gnorimus baborensis Bedel, 1919 N Africa. *# Gnorimus bartelsi Faldermann, 1835 Armenia, Caucasus. * Gnorimus decempunctatus Helfer, 1833 Sicily. *# Gnorimus nobilis (Linneaus, 1758) Europe. * Gnorimus nobilis subsp. bolshakovi (Gusakov, 2002) Russia (Species 2000: U. S. S. R.). * Gnorimus nobilis subsp. macedonicus Baraud, 1992 Macedonia. * Gnorimus subcostatus (Menetries, 1832) Iran. = Gnorimus cupreus Kraatz, 1895 *# Gnorimus subopacus Motschulsky, 1860 E. Siberia, China, Korea, Japan. = Gnorimus subopacus subsp. viridiopacus Lewis, 1887 *# Gnorimus variabilis (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe. = Cetonia octopunctatus Fabricius, 1775 4. Paratrichius Janson, 1881 (doenitzi like species group), more than 20 species. *# Paratrichius doenitzi Harold, 1879 Japan (N, NE~Central). * Paratrichius geibiensis Miyake, 1997 Japan (W). *# Paratrichius itoi Tagawa, 1938 (in Miyake, 1990) Japan (W). *# Paratrichius kyushuensis Miyake, 1990 Japan (S). *# Paratrichius duplicatus Lewis, 1895 Nansei (Okinawa) Iss.(Amami Iss.). *# Paratrichius duplicatus subsp. okinawanus Nomura, 1959 Nansei (Okinawa) Iss.(Okinawa Iss.). * Paratrichius loi Kobayashi & Tanikado, 2003 Taiwan. *# Paratrichius taiwanus Iwase, 1993 Taiwan. *# Paratrichius nomurai Tesar, 1941 Taiwan. *# Paratrichius oberthueri (Moser, 1902) China(Siao-Lou-Lou-Chan). ? P. doenitzi: sensu MA 1995 China. (undescribed) ? P. duplicatus: sensu MA 1995 China. (undescribed) * Paratrichius rufescens Ma, 1990 Hainan. * Paratrichius circularis Ma, 1990 China: Suchuan. * Paratrichius saucius (Moser, 1901) Tonkin. * Paratrichius siamicus Krajcik, 2008 Thailand. ? = Trichius saucius, Ricchiardi, 1993 (part, record from Thailand) *# Paratrichius vicinus Bourgoin, 1915 Tonkin.(posterior tibiae brown) # Paratrichius sp. Tonkin.(posterior tibiae black) *# Paratrichius campagnei (Bourgoin, 1917) Tonkin. * Paratrichius festivus (Arrow, 1910) Myanmar. * Paratrichius inscriptus (Arrow, 1938) Myanmar. * Paratrichius castanus Ma, 1992 China: Suchuan; Yunnan. (? in this group) 5. Paratrichius (elytra with some whitish spots - septendecimguttatus-like species) ca 25 species. *# Paratrichius septemdecimguttatus Snellen Van Vollenhoven, 1864 Japan. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius diversicolor Bourgoin, 1915 Taiwan. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius guttatus Iwase, 1993 Taiwan. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius vittatus Sawada, 1939 Taiwan. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius akane Miyake & Yamaya, 1999 China: Sichuan. (elytra spotted) ? = Paratrichius septendecimguttatus:sensu Ma, 1990 (nec Vollenhoven, 1864), P. rubrodecoratus male genitalia as that of P. akane in their original description. * Paratrichius alboguttatus (Moser, 1905) Assam. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius elegantulus (Moser, 1901) Tonkin. (elytra spotted) ? = Paratrichius alexisi Krajcik, 2007 (KI (2005)'s elegantulus (determined in Paulian, 1961) = P. alexisi) *# Paratrichius flavipes (Moser, 1901) Tonkin. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius kucerai Krajcik, 2007 China: Shaanxi. (elytra spotted) * Paratrichius malaisei (Arrow, 1938) Myanmar. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius nicoudi (Bourgoin, 1920) Laos, Thailand. (elytra spotted) * Paratrichius obscurus Ricchiardi, 1993 Thailand. (elytra spotted) * Paratrichius papilionaceus Ma, 1990 Hainan. (large patch behind scutellum) * Paratrichius pauliani Tesar, 1941 Tonkin. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius pulchellus Iwase, 2005 Tonkin. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius pullatus (Bourgoin, 1915) Tonkin. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius ricchiardii Miyake, 2000 Thailand. (elytra spotted) = Paratrichius flavipes, Ricchiardi, 1993 (part, record from Thailand). *# Paratrichius riekoae Iwase, 1996 China: Shaanxi. (elytra spotted) *# Paratrichius rubrodecoratus (Tesar, 1952) Sikkim; China. (elytra spotted) ? = Paratrichius septendecimguttatus:sensu Ma, 1990 (nec Vollenhoven, 1864) * Paratrichius turnai Krajcik, 2007 China: Henan. (elytra spotted) * Paratrichius albolineatus Krajcik, 2007 Assam. (two transverse lines) *# Paratrichius jansoni (Gestro, 1891) Myanmar, Thailand. (oblique lines) *# Paratrichius hatai Miyake, 1989 Malay Peninsula. (elytra spotted) * Paratrichius fujiokae Iwase, 2005 Borneo. (oblique lines) *# Paratrichius meridionalis Iwase, 1993 Sumatra. (elytra spotted) 6. Paratrichius (marmoreus-like species) 2 species in SW China, Yunnan~Vietnam. *# Paratrichius marmoreus (Moser, 1901) Tonkin. (large patch behind scutellum) = Trichius bicolor Moser, 1901 *# Paratrichius versicolor (Moser, 1901) Tonkin. (large patch behind scutellum) 7. Paratrichius (pouillaudei-like species) 3 species. * Paratrichius discolor (Jordan, 1895) Assam. *# Paratrichius pouillaudei (Bourgoin, 1920) Laos. = Paratrichius indosinicus Frey, 1969 *# Paratrichius sakaii Miyake, 2000 Laos, Thailand. 8. Paratrichius (cruentus-like species) 1 species *# Paratrichius cruentus (Moser, 1901) Tonkin. 9. Paratrichius (rotundatus-like species) 1 species. *# Paratrichius rotundatus Ma, 1990 Yunnan; Thailand. = Trichius lianae Ricchiardi, 1993 10. Paratrichius (thibetanus-like species) 4 species. * Paratrichius nitidicauda (Arrow, 1938) Myanmar. *# Paratrichius thibetanus (Pouillaude, 1913) Tibet. *# Paratrichius tigris Iwase, 1996 China. *# Paratrichius vitalisi Bourgoin, 1915 Tonkin. 11. Paratrichius (Pseudagenius) 1 species. - Pseudagenius Heller, 1923 - *# Pseudagenius testaceipennis Heller, 1923 China. 12. Indotrichius Krikken, 2009. 3 species. from NE India & ... * Indotrichius assamensis (Krajcik, 2008) Assam. * Indotrichius ornatus (Jordan, 1895) Assam. * Indotrichius sikkimensis (Krajcik, 2008) W Bengal, Sikkim. 13. Indognorimus Krikken, 2009. 1 species from NE India. * Trichius costipennis (Janson, 1890) Assam. 14. Epitrichius Tagawa, 1941. 8 species in the Oriental Region. = Trichius(bifasciatus group) sensu Krikken. *# Epitrichius elegans (Kano, 1931) Taiwan. *# Epitrichius bowringii (Thomson, 1857) China. = Trichius bifasciatus Moser, 1941 (Tonkin). = Trichius miyashitai Krajcik, 2006 (Hainan). *# Epitrichius cupreipes (Bourgoin, 1915) Taiwan. * Epitrichius fraterculus (Moser, 1901) Tonkin. *# Epitrichius fraterculus subsp. duporti Bourgoin, 1913 Yunnan. (Li, Yang, Hsu & Wang, 2008: synonym of nominotypical subsp.) *# Epitrichius lagopus (Fairmaire, 1897) Nansei (Okinawa)Iss.: Amami Oshima * Epitrichius magnificus Krajcik & Chou, 2008 Taiwan. = Epitrichius shinshuingensis Li & Yang, 2008 *# Epitrichius versutus (Krikken, 1972) Tonkin. 13. Tibiotrichius Miyake, 1994. 10 species in the Oriental Region. * Tibiotrichius anoguttatus (Fairmaire, 1891) ChangYang. *# Tibiotrichius dubernardi (Pouillaude, 1913) Yunnan. * Tibiotrichius flavitarsis (Fairmaire, 1887) Yunnan. *# Tibiotrichius fujiokai Miyake, 1994 Thailand. * Tibiotrichius klapperichi (Tesar, 1942) Tibet. * Tibiotrichius kuatunensis (Tesar, 1952) Kuatun. *# Tibiotrichius miwai (Chujo, 1941) Taiwan. *# Tibiotrichius sinensis (Pouillaude, 1913) Sichuan. * Tibiotrichius vietnamensis Miyake, 1996 Vietnam N. ? = Tibiotrichius flavitarsis (Fairmaire, 1887) *# Tibiotrichius violaceus Iwase, 2005 Vietnam C-H. 14. Agnorimus Miyake & Iwase, 1991. 2 species *# Agnorimus pictus (Moser, 1901) Tonkin. *# Agnorimus pictus subsp. hayashii Miyake & Iwase, 1991 Thailand. *# Agnorimus pictus subsp. tibialis (Chujo, 1938) Taiwan. *# Agnorimus signatus (Chujo, 1940) Taiwan. = Gnorimus sumizome Kobayashi & Yu, 1993 15. Metallic Green Species. 1 species. * Trichius dombrowskii Nonfried, 1906 Assam. (Agnorimus ?) 16. INCERTAE SEDIS 5 spp. * Trichius albomaculatus (Moser, 1902) China (Agnorimus ?; male protibia unidentate). * Trichius tronqueti Antoine, 2002 China (Agnorimus ?; male protibia unidentate). * Trichius quadrilineatus Hope, 1831 Nepal. * Trichius trilineatus Ma, 1992 China. (unidentate protibia, Agnorimus ?) * Pseudagenius viridicatus Ma, 1992 Suchuan (green colored).
Key to the genera and species groups of the trichiine beetles from the Oriental region, incl. Japan, Korea and China
1. Mesosternum descending between mesocoxae ..................................... 2 - Mesosternum raised between mesocoxae ........................................ 12 2. Pronotum longitudinal, generally densely hairy ............................... 3 - Pronotum broad, triangular or semicircular ................................... 4 3. Pygidium lacking cretaceous marking ........................................... Lasiotrichius REITTER - Pygidium with a transverse cretaceous marking along base ...................... Trichius japonicus Janson 4. Pronotal base not marginate .................................................. 5 - Pronotum marginate along posterior border .................................... 6 5. Pronotum densely hairy; elytra generally lacking cretaceous marking ........... Trichius fasciatus L. - Pronotum generally naked; elytra decorated with pale cretaceous spots ......... Gnorimus subopacus Motschulsky 6. Male protibia with a distinct terminal spur ................................... Indotrichius KRIKKEN - Male protibia generally lacking terminal spur, Paratrichius JANSON ........... 7 7. Pronotum densely clothed with long hairs throughout; Each elytron yellow or yellow brown with three black patches ..... ............................................................................. Paratrichius (thibetanus-group) - Pronotum not densely clothed with hairs, generally naked ..................... 8 8. Pronotum with a pair of black triangular patches on desc ...................... Paratrichius (poillaudi-group) - Not as above ................................................................. 9 9. Pronotal desc with a large black patch, which reaching pronotal base .......... Paratrichius rotundatus Ma - Not as above ................................................................ 10 10. Pronotum and elytra dark red, lacking cretaceous marking; each elytron with one to three black patches ................ ...............................................................................Paratrichius cruentus Moser - Not as above ................................................................ 11 11. Pronotum shining in both sexes ................................................ Pseudagenius testaceipennis Heller - Not as above ................................................................... Paratrichius (doenitzi-group) ........................................................ Paratrichius (septemdecimguttatus-group) .................................................................. Paratrichius (marmoreus-group) 12. Dorsal surface lacking cretaceous marking .................................. 13 - Pronotum, elytra and pygidium decorated with cretaceous markings ........... 14 13. Dorsal surface metallic green, elytra with equidistant intervals, without yellow marking............................. ............................................................................. Indognorimus KRIKKEN - Elytra with yellow markings ................................................... Epitrichius TAGAWA 14. Mesotibia lacking terminal spur in male ....................................... Tibiotrichius MIYAKE - Mesotibia with terminal spurs in male ......................................... Agnorimus MIYAKE & IWASE List of the species excluding the above key Trichius dombrowskii NONFRIED, 1906, from Assam (Dorsal surface more or less metallic green) Gnorimus albomaculatus MOSER, 1902, from China. Trichius tronqueti Antoine, 2002 from China. Trichius quadrilineatus HOPE, 1831, from Nepal. Trichius trilineatus MA, 1992, from China. (? Epitrichius) Pseudagenius viridicatus MA, 1992, from China.
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