Velutinodorcus MAES, 1992

(G. = Dorcus velutinus)


Velutinodorcus carinulatus (NAGEL, 1941) [Dorcus].

= Gnaphaloryx velutinus MIWA (nec THOMSON) 1933.

= Dorcus taiwanicus NAKANE & MAKINO 1985 [Gnaphaloryx, Velutinodorcus].

Miwa, 1933:365; Nagel, 1941:46; Nakane & Makino, 1985:365; Nakane, 1987:136; Araya, Obuchi & Ochi, 1992:32; Maes, 1992:95; Sakaino, Yu & Chu, 1994:122; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:274, 311, pl. 113; Araya, 1996:22.

Taiwan : Taichung Distr. (Lishan*), Nantou Distr. (Lushan Spa*, Peishankeng*, Puli--Shihztou*, Mt. Hehuanmou), Kaohsiung Distr. (Liukuei*), ? (Horisha*, Chip Chip, Hoozan).

Velutinodorcus japonicus (NAKANE & MAKINO, 1985) [Dorcus] [japonicum].

= Gnaphaloryx velutinus TAKAI (nec THOMSON) 1981.

Takai, 1981:137; Nakane & Makino, 1985:21; Nakane, 1987:136; Isida & Fujioka, 1988:9; Araya, Obuchi & Ochi, 1991:23; Maes, 1992:95; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:274, pl.113; Araya, 1996:17, 21; Araya, 1996:17.

Japan : Kyushu I. [Kagoshima Pref. (Cape Satamisaki--3102N-13042E--Ohsumi*)], Kagoshima Pref. [Tokunoshima I. (Isen-cho--Gozendo*)].

Velutinodorcus tricuspis (RITSEMA, 1882).

Ritsema, 1882:163; Ritsema, 1892:4; Ritsema, 1893:pl.2; Mollenkamp, 1909:134; Nagel, 1927:154; Arrow, 1935:113; Benesh, 1950:50; Benesh, 1960:108; Weinreich, 1971; De Lisle, 1974:52; Franciscolo, 1984:510; Bomans, 1991:145; Maes, 1992:98; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:274, pl.113; Suzuki, 1995:15.

Velutinodorcus tricuspis ssp. mineti (DE LISLE, 1974) [Dorcus, Aegus, Gnaphaloryx].

Thailand : Chiang Mai (Chiang Mai--1850N-9857E);

Malaya : Perak (Tapah*, Taiping--451N-10041E), Pahang (Cameron Highlands).

Velutinodorcus tricuspis ssp. tricuspis (RITSEMA, 1882) [Aegus, Gnaphaloryx].

Borneo : Sarawak (Mt. Dulit), Sabah (Crocker Range);

Sumatra : N. Sumatra Prov. (Mt. Dairi, Berastagi), W. Sumatra Prov. (Kotta Zuydewijn--Solok*).

Velutinodorcus ursulus (ARROW, 1938) [Dorcus].

Arrow, 1938:55, pl.4; Arrow, 1950:95, pl.12; Benesh, 1960:95; Nakane & Makino, 1985:22; Maes, 1992:95; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:311, pl.150.

India : Sikkim, Assam;

Bhutan : Pedong*;

Myanmar = Burma.

Velutinodorcus velutinus (THOMSON, 1862) [Dorcus, Gnaphaloryx].

= Gnaphaloryx cinereus BOILEAU 1902.

Thomson, 1862:426; Boileau, 1902:321; Gravely, 1915:426; Kriesche, 1920:101; Miwa, 1933:366, pl.3; Arrow, 1935:109; Kriesche, 1935:174; Arrow, 1950:94, pl.12; Benesh, 1960:95; Nakane & Makino, 1985:19; Nakane, 1987:136; Bomans, 1991:145; Maes, 1992:95; Ma, 1993:279; Bartolozzi & Sforzi, 1994:114; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:274, 311, pl.113, 150; Araya, 1996:17.

China : Gansu = Kansou (Lihsien--Kialing-Flub), Hunan (Wuling Mts.);

India* : West Bengal (Pashok, Gopaldhara, Rungbong Valley, Darjeeling, Abor Country--Kobo);

Nepal;

Bhutan : Puntsholing, Pedong;

Myanmar = Burma : ? (Thandaung, Ruby Mines);

Thailand : Chiang Mai (Chiang Mai--1850N-9857E, Mt. Doi Pui, Mt. Pahompok near Fang, Mt. Doi Inthanon--1826N-9817E);

Laos : Paksong;

N. Vietnam : Tonkin (Mt. Mauson, Tam Dao near Vinh Yen).

Note : Araya (1996, p.17) use Dorcus velsus, it is perhaps a mis spelling of Dorcus velutinus.


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