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New Zoology Findings from Natural History Museum Outlined [Oxytelus Meinanderi Scheerpeltz, 1974 And O. Tuberculifrons Eichelbaum, 1913, Two...

July 8, 2014



New Zoology Findings from Natural History Museum Outlined [Oxytelus Meinanderi Scheerpeltz, 1974 And O. Tuberculifrons Eichelbaum, 1913, Two Afrotropical Species With Problematic Type Material (coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Oxytelinae)]

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- Investigators discuss new findings in Life Science Research. According to news reporting originating in Budapest, Hungary, by NewsRx editors, the research stated, "Oxytelus meinanderi Scheerpeltz, 1974 and O. tuberculifrons Eichelbaum, 1913 are identified as not based on proper type material."

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Natural History Museum, "In the absence of information on the whereabouts of missing specimens and in lack of more material the available specimens are left 'as is', but they are fully illustrated to make these taxa recognizable."

According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "Habitus is depicted by colour habitus photographs, genitalia and terminalia by SEM images and line drawings."

For more information on this research see: Oxytelus Meinanderi Scheerpeltz, 1974 And O. Tuberculifrons Eichelbaum, 1913, Two Afrotropical Species With Problematic Type Material (coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Oxytelinae). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 2014;60(1):1-12. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae can be contacted at: Hungarian Natural History Museum, Baross U 13, H-1088 Budapest, Hungary (see also Life Science Research).

Our news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained by contacting G. Makranczy, Hungarian Nat Hist Museum, Dept. of Zool, H-1088 Budapest, Hungary.

Keywords for this news article include: Europe, Hungary, Budapest, Life Science Research

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