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Two new species and one newly recorded species of Uloma Dejean, 1821 from Zhejiang, China (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Ulomini)
expand article infoShanshan Liu, Guodong Ren
‡ Hebei University, Baoding, China
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Abstract

Two new species of the genus Uloma Dejean, 1821, Uloma fengyangensis sp. n. and Uloma acrodonta sp. n., are described and figured from Zhejiang Province of China. Uloma bonzica Marseul, 1876 is recorded from China for the first time. A key to the known Uloma species from Zhejiang of China and a list of Uloma species from China are provided.

Keywords

China, new species, taxonomy, Tenebrionidae , Uloma

Introduction

The tenebrionid genus Uloma was established by Dejean (1821) based on U. culinaris (Linnaeus, 1758) from Germany. Uloma includes more than 200 described species that are widely distributed in nearly all zoogeographical regions of the Old and New World and is particularly speciose in the tropics (Schawaller 2015). There are 34 species of the genus recorded in China presently. They were described by Wiedemann (1821), Hope (1831), Fairmaire (1882), Gebien (1914), Kaszab (1941a, 1941b, 1954, 1980), Nakane (1968), Masumoto (1982), Masumoto and Nishikawa (1986), Ren and Liu (2004), Ren and Yin (2004), Liu and Ren (2007, 2008, 2013) and Liu et al. (2007).

Two new species of Uloma, Uloma fengyangensis sp. n. and Uloma acrodonta sp. n., were collected from Mt. Fengyangshan in Zhejiang Province of China. Uloma bonzica Marseul, 1876, a species newly recorded from China, was also sampled at the same locality. The two new species are described and figured in this paper, and a dorsal habitus of the new record is also presented. In order to help with the identification of the Uloma species from Zhejiang, a key to its species known from Zhejiang Province is provided.

Materials and methods

The terminology of morphological structures follows that of Schawaller (1996) and Matthews and Bouchard (2008). The photographs were taken with a Leica M205A stereomicroscope equipped with a Leica DFC 450 digital microscope camera. All measurements were made in millimetres. The types and other examined specimens are deposited in the Museum of Hebei University (Baoding, China; MHBU), the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (Paris, France; MNHN) and the National Museum of Nature and Science (now in the Masumoto Collection, Tokyo, Japan; NMNS).

Taxonomy

Uloma fengyangensis sp. n.

Figs 1A, 2

Type material

Holotype, ♂ (MHBU), labelled “25 July 2007; China, Zhejiang, Longquan County, Mt. Fengyangshan; H. Y. Liu and Z. H. Gao lgt.; the Museum of Hebei University” (white, rectangular, printed, in Chinese); “Holotype; Uloma fengyangensis sp. n. Liu & Ren det. 2015” (red, rectangular, printed and handwritten).

Diagnosis

The new species is characterized by the following: mentum broadly cordate, with several short medial hairs and a pair of semi-circular hairy patches on near lateral margins; antennomere 5–10 sublinearly truncate, with one long groove on each inner side; pronotum with a pair of low protuberances on lateral margins and posterior margin of anterior impression respectively; metatarsomere 1 significantly longer than 4; apicale of aedeagus with a shallow depression on centre at basel 1/3, parallel–sided at apical 2/3 in dorsal view.

Description

Male (Fig. 1A). Head transverse, with small punctures in apical half, and with sparse large punctures in basal half. Labrum trapezoidal, sparsely punctate, scattered with long and yellow hairs. Clypeus densely and distinctly punctate, anterior margin weakly emarginate, slightly elevated with two small ridges. Frontoclypeal suture deeply impressed. Genae slightly convex and extended, temples reduced. Eyes transverse, with at least 3–4 facets at narrowest point in lateral view; distance between eyes approximately 2.7 times longer than their diameter. Frons weakly convex but depressed on centre, with large punctures. Mentum (Fig. 2C) broad cordate, weakly emarginate at anterior margin, slightly concave with several short medial hairs, with a pair of semi-circular hairy patches on external sides. Ligula (Fig. 2C) deeply emarginate anteriorly, depressed in the middle with sparse long hairs. Terminal maxillary palpomere somewhat knife-shaped. Antennae (Fig. 2A) long, reaching to the middle of pronotum; antennomere 1 thick, 2 very short, 3 long and narrow, 4 short, 5 - 10 gradually widening, forming a more or less distinct club, 8–10 extremely transverse, nearly rectangular, 11 transverse-oval; 5–10 sublinearly truncate with one long groove at each innerside (Fig. 2B); ratio of the length (and the width) of antennomeres 2–11 as follows (mm): 8 (10): 9 (10): 7 (12): 7.5 (15): 7.5 (16): 8 (18): 8 (20): 9 (22): 9 (21): 12 (19).

Pronotum (Fig. 2D) transverse, nearly 1.5 times as wide as long, widest at middle, with small punctures widely spaced on centre and becoming denser toward sides, with reticulate microsculptures. Pronotum with a small and deep anterior impression and a pair of low protuberances on both sides and posterior margin of impression respectively, and with a shallow groove in the middle of posterior margin. Anterior margin emarginate with narrow border only at both apices, without border in the middle 1/3, and with dense short hair fringes. Lateral margins arcuate, strongly narrowing forward and less so from widest point to base, with narrow border. Basal margin slightly convex, with a pair of oblique shallow impressions. Anterior angles subrectangular, posterior angles obtuse. Prosternum with dense large and partly confluent punctures, posternal process (Fig. 2E) rounded in lateral view, smoothly descended at apex, with sparse small punctures centrally. Propleuron with long wrinkles and large confluent punctures.

Scutellum subtriangular, with very sparse small punctures. Elytra nearly parallel–sided; elytra distinctly punctato–striate, punctures of elytral rows small and only somewhat broader than stripes; intervals slightly convex, distinctly and sparsely punctate with several transverse wrinkles, lateral margins visible only at humeri in dorsal view. Hind wings developed.

Protibia (Fig. 2F) with two equal apical spurs; slightly concave, narrow at base, then strongly and gradually explanate on both inner and outer edges; inner edge weakly emarginate at base, slightly protruding to inner apex, fringed with yellow short hairs becoming denser and longer toward apex; outer edge with 8–9 sharp denticulations at apical 3/4 scattered with short hairs; dorsal surface with a long depression near apex and large sparse and confluent punctures; ventral surface with a row of several small sharp protuberances and short sparse hairs. Mesotibia feebly and gradually expanding toward apex, outer edge with small denticles and sparse long hairs. Metatibia feebly and gradually expanding toward apex, outer edge with sparse long hairs. Length ratios of metatarsomeres (Fig. 2G) 1 to 4 as follows: 35: 9: 9: 28.

Abdominal ventrites finely densely punctate, punctuation larger and subcontiguous towards lateral portions.

Aedeagus (Fig. 2H–I) with basale subparallel–sided; apicale slender, gradually narrowing with a shallow depression on centre at basel 1/3, parallel–sided at apical 2/3, truncate at apex in dorsal view, with a longitudinal depression on centre in ventral view, slightly curved in lateral view.

Female. Unknown.

Body length: 11.0 mm; elytral width at widest point: 4.5 mm.

Etymology

The species epithet refers to the Mt. Fengyangshan where the species was collected.

Remarks

The new species is similar to Uloma reticulata Liu, Ren & Wang, 2007, but can be distinguished from the latter by the following characters: (1) male mentum broadly cordate, slightly concave with several short medial hairs, with a pair of semi-circular hairy patches on near lateral margins in the new species (subhexagonal, with cordate convex in middle, without hairy patch in U. reticulata); (2) male antennomere 5–10 sublinearly truncate, with one long groove on each inner side in the new species (5–9 sublinearly truncate with one long groove in U. reticulata); (3) male pronotum with a pair of low protuberances on lateral margins and posterior margin of anterior impression respectively, anterior angles subrectangular in the new species (anterior impression of pronotum without protuberance in U. reticulata); (4) male metatarsomere 1 significantly longer than 4 in the new species (1 almost as long as 4 in U. reticulata); (5) apicale of aedeagus gradually narrowing with a shallow depression on centre at basel 1/3, parallel–sided at apical 2/3 in dorsal view in the new species (gradually narrowing from base to apex, then slightly widening nearly apex in U. reticulata).

Figure 1.

Habitus, dorsal view. A Uloma fengyangensis sp. n., male B Uloma acrodonta sp. n., male C Uloma acrodonta sp. n., female D Uloma bonzica Marseul, 1876, male E Uloma bonzica Marseul, 1876, female. Scale bars 1 mm.

Figure 2.

Uloma fengyangensis sp. n., male. A Antenna, ventral view B Antennomere 5 to 10, lateral view C Ligula and mentum, ventral view D Pronotum, dorsal view E Posternal process, lateral view F Protibia, dorsal view G Metatarsus, dorsal view H Apicale of aedeagus, dorsal view I Aedeagus, lateral view. Scale bars 1 mm.

Uloma acrodonta sp. n.

Figs 1B–C, 3

Type material

Holotype, ♂, labelled “19 July 2012; China, Zhejiang, Longquan County, Mt. Fengyangshan; X. Wang and J. Jiao lgt.; the Museum of Hebei University” (white, rectangular, printed, in Chinese). Paratypes, 1♂1♀, labelled as holotype. All types have additional label “Holotype (and Paratype, respectively), Uloma acrodonta sp. n. Liu & Ren det. 2015” [red (and Paratype with yellow, respectively), rectangular, printed and handwritten], and all of them are deposited in MHBU.

Diagnosis

The new species is characterized by the following: clypeus slightly elevated with two small ridges; antennomeres 5 and 7 obviously sharply protruding at inner border; pronotum with a small and shallow anterior impression; protibia broader, with 8–9 sharp large denticulations at apical 2/3 of outer edge; last ventrite with a shallow impression.

Description

Male (Fig. 1B). Head nearly hexagonal, with dense small punctures in apical half, and with dense large punctures in basal half. Labrum trapezoidal, sparsely punctate, scattered with long yellow hairs. Clypeus densely and finely punctate, anterior margin weakly emarginate, slightly elevated with two small ridges. Frontoclypeal suture deeply impressed. Genae slightly convex and extended, temples reduced. Eyes transverse, with at least 2–3 facets at narrowest point in lateral view; distance between eyes approximately 3.5 times longer than their diameter. Frons convex but slightly depressed on centre, with large coarse punctures. Mentum (Fig. 3B) cordate, truncate basally, weakly emarginate at anterior margin, flat with fine transverse wrinkles in middle, with a pair of crescent-shaped hairy patches on external sides. Ligula (Fig. 3B) deeply emarginate anteriorly, depressed in middle with sparse long hairs. Terminal maxillary palpomere knife-shaped. Antennae (Fig. 3A) long, reaching to the middle of pronotum; antennomere 1 thick, 2 very short and subquadrate, 3 slender, 4 short, 5–10 gradually widening, forming a more or less distinct club, 11 semi-spherical; 5, 7 obviously sharply protruding at inner border; ratio of the length (and the width) of antennomeres 2–11 as follows: 8.5 (9): 18 (12.5): 12 (12.5): 11 (16.5): 11 (16): 11 (20.5): 11 (18): 10.5 (18): 10.5 (18): 15 (17.5).

Pronotum (Fig. 3C) slightly transverse, subquadrate, nearly 1.2 times as wide as long, widest at middle, with sparse small punctures widely spaced on centre and becoming denser toward sides. Pronotum with a small and extremely shallow anterior impression without protuberances. Anterior margin emarginate with narrow border only at both apices, without border in the middle 1/3, and with dense short hair fringes. Lateral margins arcuate, strongly narrowing forward and less so from widest point to base, with broad border. Basal margin slightly convex. Anterior angles sharp, posterior angles rectangular. Prosternum with sparse and large punctures, posternal process (Fig. 3D) rounded in lateral view, smoothly descended at apex, with coarse transverse wrinkles and two rows of short yellow hairs on centre. Propleuron with long wrinkles and large punctures. Metasternum very short.

Scutellum subtriangular, with sparse and small punctures. Elytra nearly parallel–sided; elytra distinctly punctato–striate, punctures of elytral rows small and only somewhat broader than stripes; intervals slightly convex, distinctly and sparsely punctate with several transverse wrinkles, lateral margins visible only at humeri in dorsal view. Hind wing (Fig. 3I) vestigial, narrow, and short.

Protibia (Fig. 3E) with two equal apical spurs; nearly straight, narrow at base, then feebly and gradually explanate on both inner and outer edges; inner edge weakly emarginate at base, distinctly protruding to inner apex, fringed with yellow short hairs becoming denser and longer toward apex; outer edge with 8–9 sharp denticulations at apical 2/3 scattered with short hairs; dorsal surface with a long depression near apex and large sparse and not confluent punctures; ventral surface with a row of several small sharp protuberances and short sparse hairs. Mesotibia feebly and gradually expanding toward apex, outer edge with small denticles and sparse short hairs. Metatibia (Fig. 3G) slightly curved, feebly and gradually expanding toward apex, outer edge smooth without denticles and hairs. Length ratios of metatarsomeres (Fig. 3F) 1 to 4 as follows: 46: 10: 9.5: 32.

Abdominal ventrites finely and densely punctate, punctuation larger and subcontiguous towards lateral portions; last ventrite (Fig. 3H) with a very shallow impression.

Aedeagus (Fig. 3J–K) with basale parallel–sided; apicale broad at base, then gradually feebly narrowing towards apex, subparallel–sided near apical, truncate and semi-circularly depressed at apex in dorsal view, with a longitudinal depression on centre in ventral view, slightly curved in lateral view.

Female (Fig. 1C). Mentum subcordate, with V-shaped convex on centre, without hair. Clypeus without ridges. Antennomere not protruding to inner border. Pronotum without anterior impression. Protibia with shape similar to that of male, inner edge not protruding to inner apex. Metatibia straight. Last ventrite without impression.

Body length: 12.5–13.0 mm; elytral width at widest point: 4.5 mm.

Etymology

The species epithet refers to the sharply protruding at inner border of antennomere 5 and 7.

Remarks

The new species is most similar to Uloma quadratithoraca Liu & Ren, 2008, but can be distinguished from the latter by the following characters: (1) male clypeus slightly elevated with two small ridges in the new species (without ridge in U. quadratithoraca); (2) male antennae long, reaching to the middle of pronotum, antennomeres 5 and 7 obviously sharply protruding at inner border in the new species (5 and 7 not protruding in U. quadratithoraca); (3) male pronotum with a small and shallow anterior impression in the new species (without anterior impression in U. quadratithoraca); (4) male protibia distinctly broader, with 8–9 sharp large denticulations at apical 2/3 of outer edge in the new species (narrower, with 8–9 undulant denticulations at apical 1/2 in U. quadratithoraca); (5) male last ventrite with a shallow impression in the new species (without impression in U. quadratithoraca).

Moreover, five additional species (U. intriconicula Liu, Ren & Wang, 2007, U. metogana Ren & Yin, 2004, U. takagii Masumoto & Nishikawa, 1986, U. rubripes rubripes (Hope, 1831) and U. rubripes minor Gebien, 1914) are known to occur in China and its surrounding areas with antennomere 5 and 7 obviously sharply protruding at inner border. The new species is easily distinguished from them based on shape differences in the male pronotum, pronotal anterior impression, protibia, metatibia, ridges of clypeus, and whether or not the pronotal anterior impression exists in female.

Figure 3.

Uloma acrodonta sp. n., male. A Antenna, ventral view B Ligula and mentum, ventral view C Pronotum, dorsal view D Posternal process, lateral view E Protibia, dorsal view F Metatarsus, dorsal view G Metatibia, dorsal view H Last ventrite, ventral view I Hind wing, dorsal view J Apicale of aedeagus, dorsal view K Aedeagus, lateral view. Scale bars 1 mm.

Uloma bonzica Marseul, 1876

Fig. 1D–E

Uloma bonzica Marseul, 1876: 114; Nakane 1956: 36; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986: 24; Löbl et al. 2008: 302.

Uloma bonzica robustior Nakane, 1956: 167.

Material examined

Types, 1♂1♀ (MNHN, the Marseul Collection), Nzgzzalli. Others: 1♂1♀ (MHBU), China, Zhejiang, Longquan County, Mt. Fengyangshan, 25 July 2007, H. Y. Liu and Z. H. Gao lgt.; 2♂♂1♀ (NMNS), Fujitani Iga-Ueno, Mie, 3 November 1984, K. Ishida lgt.

Description

Male (Fig. 1D). Mentum subhexagonal, slightly emarginate at anterior margin, with V-shaped convex and fine transverse wrinkles in the middle, without hair. Ligula depressed in the middle with dense hairs and hairy area wide. Antennae reaching to basal 1/3 of pronotum; antennomere 11 nearly semi-spherical. Pronotum nearly 1.5 times as wide as long, widest at basal 1/3; pronotum with a small deep anterior impression and a pair of low protuberances on both sides and posterior margin of impression respectively. Protibia with two unequal apical spurs, inner edge nearly straight at base, distinctly protruding to inner apex; outer edge with 7–8 sharp denticulations at apical 2/3; dorsal surface with large, dense and confluent punctures. Female (Fig. 1E) ligula with dense hairs and hairy area wide, pronotum without anterior impression, last ventrite without apical groove.

Remarks

The Chinese specimens almost conform to the original description by Marseul (1876), but body length (11.7 mm) is slightly longer than that of the specimens from Japan (10.6 mm), and also the ratio of the distance between the eyes versus their diameter (ca. 2.5) less than that of the specimens from Japan (ca. 2.8). However, we think these two characters as intraspecific differences.

Distribution

China: Zhejiang (new record); Japan (Marseul 1876, Gebien 1940, Nakane 1956, Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986, Kwon and Choi 1986, Löbl et al. 2008); Korea (Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986, Kwon and Choi 1986, Löbl et al. 2008).

Key to known species of the genus Uloma from Zhejiang Province of China

1 Male protarsomere 3 with a lobed protuberance (fig. 6b, in Gebien 1914). China (Zhejiang, Guangxi, Taiwan), Himalayas, Oriental Region, Afrotropical Region U. polita (Wiedemann, 1821)
Male protarsus normal, protarsomere 3 without protuberance 2
2 Male ligula with dense hairs and hairy area wide (fig. 25, in Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986) 3
Male ligula with several sparse long hairs (Fig. 2C) 4
3 Inner edge of male protibia strongly and rather abruptly emarginate at base; last ventrite of female with a deep apical groove (figs 34–35, in Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986). China (Zhejiang, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian, Taiwan), Oriental Region U. excisa excisa Gebien, 1914
Inner edge of male protibia nearly straight at base; last ventrite of female without apical groove (fig. 24, in Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986). China (Zhejiang), North Korea, South Korea, Japan U. bonzica Marseul, 1876
4 Male antennomere 5 and 7 obviously sharply protruding at inner border; metasternum very short; hind wings vestigial, narrow and short (Fig. 3A, I). China (Zhejiang) Uloma acrodonta sp. n.
Male antennomere 5 and 7 not protruding at inner border 5
5 Male mentum without hair; antennomere 5–9 sublinearly truncate with several long grooves at each innerside; aedeagus with particular shape, apicale extremely slender (figs 58 and 61–63, in Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986). China (Zhejiang, Fujian, Taiwan) U. fukiensis Kaszab, 1954
Male mentum with a pair of semi-circular hairy patches on external sides; antennomere 5–10 sublinearly truncate with one long groove at each inner side (Figs 2A–2C). China (Zhejiang) U. fengyangensis sp. n.

List of Uloma species from China

(1) Uloma acrodonta sp. n.

China: Zhejiang.

(2) Uloma bonzica Marseul, 1876

China: Zhejiang (new record). Korea (Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Kwon and Choi 1986; Löbl et al. 2008); Japan (Marseul 1876; Gebien 1940; Nakane 1956; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Kwon and Choi 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(3) Uloma castanea Ren & Liu, 2004

China: Yunnan (Ren and Liu 2004; Löbl et al. 2008; Liu and Ren 2013); Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007; Löbl et al. 2008); Henan, Anhui, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, Fujian (Liu and Ren 2013).

(4) Uloma compressa Liu & Ren, 2008

China: Yunnan (Liu and Ren 2008; Liu and Ren 2013); Hunan, Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Guangdong, Taiwan (Liu and Ren 2013).

(5) Uloma contortimargina Liu & Ren, 2007

China: Hunan, Yunnan, Guizhou (Liu and Ren 2013); Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007; Liu and Ren 2013).

(6) Uloma contracta Fairmaire, 1882

China: Yunnan, Guangxi, Hainan (Liu and Ren 2007; Löbl et al. 2008; Liu and Ren 2013). Malaysia (Schawaller 2000); Indonesia (Fairmaire 1882; Gebien 1913; Gebien 1940; Schawaller 2000; Liu and Ren 2007; Liu and Ren 2013); Philippines (Gebien 1913; Gebien 1921); Oriental Region (Löbl et al. 2008).

(7) Uloma excisa excisa Gebien, 1914

China: Zhejiang (Ba and Ren 2009); Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007; Löbl et al. 2008); Hainan (Löbl et al. 2008); Fujian (Kaszab 1954; Löbl et al. 2008); Taiwan (Gebien 1914; Gebien 1940; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008; Akita and Masumoto 2015); SE China (Akita and Masumoto 2015). Vietnam (Kaszab 1980; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Akita and Masumoto 2015); Korea (Kim and Kim 2004); Japan (Nakane 1956; Akita and Masumoto 2015); Oriental Region (Löbl et al. 2008).

(8) Uloma fengyangensis sp. n.

China: Zhejiang.

(9) Uloma formosana Kaszab, 1941

China: Taiwan (Kaszab 1941; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(10) Uloma fukiensis Kaszab, 1954

China: Zhejiang (Fang and Wu 2001; Ren and Dong 2001; Ba and Ren 2009); Fujian (Kaszab 1954; Löbl et al. 2008); Taiwan (Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(11) Uloma gongshanica Ren & Liu, 2004

China: Yunnan (Ren and Liu 2004; Löbl et al. 2008; Liu and Ren 2013); Hubei, Guizhou, Fujian, Taiwan (Liu and Ren 2013).

(12) Uloma hirticornis Kaszab, 1980

China: Yunnan (Kaszab 1980; Liu and Ren 2013). Vietnam (Kaszab 1980).

(13) Uloma integrimargina Liu & Ren, 2007

China: Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007).

(14) Uloma intricornicula Liu, Ren & Wang, 2007

China: Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007); Fujian (Liu et al. 2007).

(15) Uloma kondoi Nakane, 1968

China: Fujian (Liu et al. 2007). Japan (Nakane 1968; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Liu et al. 2007; Löbl et al. 2008).

(16) Uloma liangi Ren & Liu, 2004

China: Yunnan (Ren and Liu 2004; Löbl et al. 2008; Liu and Ren 2013); Anhui, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, Fujian (Liu and Ren 2013).

(17) Uloma longolineata Liu & Ren, 2007

China: Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007).

(18) Uloma meifengensis Masumoto, 1982

China: Taiwan (Masumoto 1982; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(19) Uloma metogana Ren & Yin, 2004

China: Tibet (Ren and Yin 2004; Liu and Ren 2013); Yunnan (Liu and Ren 2013); Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007; Liu and Ren 2013).

(20) Uloma minuta Liu, Ren & Wang, 2007

China: Henan, Anhui, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangdong (Liu and Ren 2013); Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007); Fujian (Liu et al. 2007).

(21) Uloma miyakei Masumoto & Nishikawa, 1986

China: Taiwan (Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(22) Uloma mulidenta Ren & Liu, 2004

China: Yunnan (Ren and Liu 2004; Löbl et al. 2008; Liu and Ren 2013); Chongqing, Guizhou (Liu and Ren 2013).

(23) Uloma nakanei Masumoto & Nishikawa, 1986

China: Taiwan (Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(24) Uloma nanshanchica Masumoto & Nishikawa, 1986

China: Taiwan (Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(25) Uloma nomurai Masumoto, 1982

China: Taiwan (Masumoto 1982; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(26) Uloma polita (Wiedemann, 1821)

China: Zhejiang (Fang and Wu 2001; Ren and Dong 2001); Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007; Löbl et al. 2008); Taiwan (Miwa 1931; Gebien 1940; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Schawaller 1996; Löbl et al. 2008). India (Gebien 1912; Miwa 1931; Gebien 1940; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Schawaller 1996; Löbl et al. 2008); Sri Lanka (Walker 1858; Miwa 1931; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Schawaller 1996); Nepal (Schawaller 1996; Löbl et al. 2008); Bhutan (Kaszab 1975; Schawaller 1996; Löbl et al. 2008); Bangladesh (Wiedemann 1821); Burma (Gebien 1912; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Schawaller 1996); Thailand (Schawaller 1996); Laos (Gebien 1912); Vietnam (Gebien 1912; Kaszab 1980; Schawaller 1996); Indonesia (Miwa 1931; Gebien 1940); Japan (Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Schawaller 1996; Löbl et al. 2008); Madagascar (Fairmaire 1903; Gebien 1940; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Schawaller 1996; Schawaller 2015); Mauritius (Gebien 1940; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Schawaller 1996; Schawaller 2015); Rodriguez Islands (Schawaller 1996; Schawaller 2015); Himalayas (Schawaller 1996); Oriental Region (Löbl et al. 2008; Schawaller 2015); Afrotropical Region (Löbl et al. 2008).

(27) Uloma quadratithoraca Liu & Ren, 2008

China: Hunan (Liu and Ren 2008).

(28) Uloma reitteri Kaszab, 1941

China: Sichuan (Kaszab 1941b; Löbl et al. 2008).

(29) Uloma reticulata Liu, Ren & Wang, 2007

China: Fujian (Liu et al. 2007).

(30) Uloma rubripes rubripes (Hope, 1831)

China: Taiwan (Miwa 1931; Löbl et al. 2008). India (Gebien 1940; Schawaller 1996; Schawaller 2000; Löbl et al. 2008); Nepal (Hope 1831; Gebien 1927; Schawaller 1996; Löbl et al. 2008); Bhutan (Kaszab 1975; Schawaller 1996; Löbl et al. 2008); Thailand (Gebien 1927; Schawaller 1996); Vietnam (Fairmaire 1893; Kaszab 1980); Malaysia (Schawaller 1996; Schawaller 2000); Indonesia (Fabricius 1801; Miwa 1931; Fairmaire 1882; Gebien 1914; Gebien 1927; Schawaller 1996; Schawaller 2000); Philippines (Gebien 1921; Gebien 1940; Schawaller 2000); New Guinea (Gebien 1940; Schawaller 2000); Himalayas (Schawaller 1996; Schawaller 2000); Oriental Region (Löbl et al. 2008); Australian Region (Löbl et al. 2008).

(31) Uloma sauteri Kaszab, 1941

China: Taiwan (Kaszab 1941a; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(32) Uloma splendida Ren & Liu, 2004

China: Yunnan (Ren and Liu 2004; Löbl et al. 2008; Liu and Ren 2013); Guizhou (Liu and Ren 2013).

(33) Uloma takagii Masumoto & Nishikawa, 1986

China: Taiwan (Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(34) Uloma tsugeae Masumoto, 1982

China: Taiwan (Masumoto 1982; Masumoto and Nishikawa 1986; Löbl et al. 2008).

(35) Uloma valgipes Liu & Ren, 2013

China: Yunnan (Liu and Ren 2013).

(36) Uloma versicolor Ren & Liu, 2004

China: Yunnan (Ren and Liu 2004; Löbl et al. 2008; Liu and Ren 2013); Guizhou (Liu and Ren 2013).

(37) Uloma zhengi Liu & Ren, 2007

China: Guangxi (Liu and Ren 2007).

Acknowledgements

We are grateful to Dr. Kimio Masumoto (Tokyo, Japan), Dr. Shûhei Nomura of the National Museum of Nature and Science (Tokyo, Japan) and Dr. Antoine Mantilleri of Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (Paris, France) for the permission to examine specimens. In addition, we would like to express our gratitude to Dr. Wolfgang Schawaller (Stuttgart, Germany) for the advice about the identification of Uloma acrodonta sp. n. during the visit of Shanshan Liu in Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde. Thanks are due to Dr. Zhao Pan of Hebei University (Baoding, China) for valuable advice. This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31402003), the Science and Technology Programs for University by the Hebei Educational Committee (QN20131042) and the Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Application of Hebei, China (14967611D).

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