Oliver Hillert

Oliver Hillert

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Bolbaffroides dhofarensis Král, Hillert, Mencl & Sommer, new species, from Dhofar Governorate in southwestern Oman is described. Relevant diagnostic characters (e.g., head and pronotum shape) of the new species and type material of two morphologically similar species, B. rollii (J. Müller, 1941) and B. validus (Klug, 1843) are photographically docu...
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Bolboceras bopdevense Kalawate & Hillert, new species and Bolboceras trimbakense Kalawate & Hillert, new species, both classified in the Bolboceras nigricans Westwood, 1848 species group are described from India. Illustrations and comparison with known members of the B. nigricans species group are given. The new described species are included in an...
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Bolbelasmus (Bolbelasmus) zagrosensis Sommer, Hillert, Hrůzová & Král, new species, from Iran is described, illustrated and compared with its congeners known from the western Palaearctic region. An updated key to the western Palaearctic species of the nominotypical subgenus is provided. New country record of B. (B.) nireus (Reitter, 1895) from Gree...
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Jekelius jeannei n. sp., a new species from Turkey, is described and compared with J. brullei anatolicus (Jekel, 1866), the second species of the genus represented in this country. A bilingual key to the genera Thorectes Mulsant, 1842, and Jekelius López-Colón, 1989, as well as an updated catalogue of the Geotrupinae of Turkey are provided.
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Lethrus (Lethrus) thracicus Král & Hillert, new species, from Thrace, north-western Turkey is described. The new species is compared with the morphologically similar species L. (L.) apterus (Laxmann, 1770), L. (L.) ares Král, Rejsek & Schneider, 2001 and L. (L.) schneideri Král & Hillert, 2013. Relevant diagnostic male characters (shape of mandible...
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The genus Bolboceras Kirby, 1819 (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae: Bolboceratinae: Bolboceratini) currently contains more than 20 species, which are distributed from Lebanon in the Palaearctic region and eastern Africa through Pakistan, India, and Myanmar in the Oriental Region (Král et al. 2006; Krikken 2011, 2013a, 2013b; Nikolajev et al. 2016; Gupta & C...
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A new species of the genus Odontotrypes Fairmaire, 1887 (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae) belonging to the subgenus Odontotrupes Boucomont, 1905 is described from the Tawang district, State of Arunachal Pradesh (northeast India): Odontotrypes (Odontotrupes) tawangensis new species. Relevant diagnostic characters (pronotum, head, elytra, profemur, scutellar...
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The Bolbelasmus Boucomont, 1911 species of the western and southern regions of the Mediterranean Basin (Northern Africa, Iberian Peninsula and France) are revised. The following three new species are described: Bolbelasmus brancoi Hillert & Král sp. nov. and Bolbelasmus howdeni Hillert & Král sp. nov., both from Spain, and Bolbelasmus nikolajevi Hi...
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In anticipation of the second edition of the Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, to be issued at a later date, we have decided to publish a multi-authored contribution to the knowledge of distribution of the Scarabaeoidea known to occur in the Palaearctic Region. Numerous new or noteworthy country records are provided. For each species, the numbe...
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A b s t r a c t : Lethrus (Lethrus) baiocchii nov.sp. from the Mazandaran (‏مازندران‎), Semnan ( سمنان ) and Tehran ( تهران ) provinces of Iran is described. The new species is similar and closely related to L. (L.) acutangulus BALLION, 1870. Diagnostic characters of the Iranian and west Turkmenian species of the nominotypical subgenus Lethrus SCOP...
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Ceratophyus schaffrathi sp. nov. from the Island of Kós, Greece and C. maghrebinicus sp. nov. from Libya and Algeria are described and their diagnostic characters are illustrated. Identification key to the Mediterranean Ceratophyus Fischer von Waldheim, 1824 species is provided and annotated checklist of the genus Ceratophyus is compiled. First cou...
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Lethrus (Lethrus) schneideri Král & Hillert, sp. n. from Thrace, Greece, is described. The new species is morphologically most similar and probably closely related to Lethrus (Lethrus) apterus (Laxmann, 1770) and Lethrus (Lethrus) ares Král, Rejsek & Schneider, 2001. Diagnostic characters (shape of mandibles, ventral mandible processes, pronotum an...
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Three new species of Lethrus (Lethrus) Scopoli, 1777 from the Balkan Peninsula are described: L. (L.) halkidikiensis sp. nov. (Greece: Halkidiki Peninsula), L. (L.) perun sp. nov. (SW Bulgaria) and L. (L.) strymonensis sp. nov. (N Greece: region Séres). They are closely related to L. (L.) raymondi Reitter, 1890. Diagnostic characters (shape of mand...
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Synopsis of the Iberian Chelotrupes Jekel, 1866 species is presented. Chelotrupes algarvicus sp. nov., C. brancoi sp. nov. and C. feryi sp. nov. (all from Portugal), C. hendrichi sp. nov. and C. kyliesi sp. nov. (both from Spain) are described. Chelotrupes laevipennis (Mulsant et Godart, 1855), sp. restit. is removed from synonymy with C. momus (Ol...
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Scarabaeid beetles of faunistic interesting from Berlin environment (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Current records of Lamellicornia of the province Brandenburg and Berlin is given. Dates of newly founds or of faunistic interesting Scarabid beetles are denoted. Retrieving dates of Aegialia (Rhysothorax) rufa (FABRICIUS, 1792) and data of the first reco...
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Lethrus {Paralethrus) crassus sp.n. from the Tashkent-Region of Uzbekistan is described. The new species belongs to the subgenus Paralethrus (NlKOLAJEV 2003) of the genus Lethrus and is related to L. (P.) bituberculatus (BALLION 1870). The relevant diagnostic characters of the described and related species, ventral mandible process in male, pronotu...
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Eine umfangreiche Analyse ber Biologie und Systematik von M. pygmaeus wurde durchgefhrt. Es konnte anhand von Literaturnachweisen und eigenen Untersuchungen aufgezeigt werden, dass M. pygmaeus als potentieller, universell einsetzbarer Ruber zur Dezimierung von unterschiedlichen Gewchshausschdlingen geeignet ist. Er bietet aufgrund seiner Ernhrungs-...

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All types according to personal check of collections of different institutions (Zoological Institute of RAS, St. Petersburg, Zoological museum of Moscow University, Prague Zoological Insitute and many others) by authors with coloboration of collegues from different institutions and the published data summarized with accurate data provided like collecting locality, date, name of collector etc (if available).
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Historical observation of literature related to all aspects of boring dung-beetles of the genus Lethrus: different stages and species description, biology, distribution etc.