Notes on Malthinus mucoreus (Coleoptera: Cantharidae), with descriptions of two new related species from the Ryukyus, Southwest Japan

@article{Takahashi2010NotesOM,
  title={Notes on Malthinus mucoreus (Coleoptera: Cantharidae), with descriptions of two new related species from the Ryukyus, Southwest Japan},
  author={Naoki Takahashi},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2010},
  volume={2563},
  pages={53-68}
}
Malthinus mucoreus Kiesenwetter, 1879, is redescribed based on material collected from various localities in Japan, and variations in morphological features are investigated. Additionally, two species from the Ryukyus in the southwestern part of Japan, M. serrulatus sp. nov. and M. orbiculatus sp. nov., are described and illustrated.