Hao XU

 
Hao Xu with Kaoru Sakai

Kaoru SAKAI (left) and Hao XU (right) at Sakai’ home (Tokyo), December 2018

  
Dr. Hao Xu works at Mianyang Normal University, China and conducts research on the taxonomy and natural history of Cetoniinae from China and adjacent regions. He also works on ethnoentomology, fauna inventorioes, and decrypting old names of collecting sites in China. He is an assessor for the Chinese Red List of insects.

 


XU Hao 
Engineering Research Center for Forest and Grassland Disaster Prevention and Reduction
Mianyang Normal University
166 Mianxing West Road, Mianyang
Sichuan 621000, P. R. China.
EMAIL: xu_titan@yahoo.com

   
 

PUBLICATIONS ON SCARABS:

Hao XU & Jian-Yue QIU, 2020. Three new synonyms within the flower chafer genus Goliathopsis Janson, 1881 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) from China. Zootaxa, 4789 (1): 91–131.

Petr Mückstein, Jian-Yue QIU & Hao XU, 2020. Description of a new species resembling
Paratrichius circularis Ma, 1990 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) from China. Zootaxa, 4763 (2): 259–269.

Jian-Yue QIU, Hao XU & Li CHEN, 2019. Coloration variability of the Oriental genus Agnorimus Miyak & Iwase, 1991 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae) with synonymic notes. Zootaxa, 4585 (3): 531–545.

Jian-Yue QIU, Hao XU & Li CHEN, 2019. New synonym, combination and faunistic records in
the rare Asian genus Gnorimotrichius Krajčík, 2009 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae).
Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.), 55 (4): 300–316.

Jian-Yue QIU, Hao XU & Li CHEN, 2019. A revision of the rare flower beetle genus
Macronotops Krikken (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) from Asia with biological
notes. Zootaxa, 4556 (1): 1–65.

Hao XU, Jian-Yue QIU & Guo-Hua HUANG, 2018. Taxonomy and natural history of the
myrmecophilous genus Clinterocera Motschulsky, 1858 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae:Cetoniinae) from China and adjacent regions: revision of the C. jucunda species group. Zootaxa, 4531 (3): 301–352.

Hao XU, Jian-Yue QIU & Guo-Hua HUANG, 2017. Revision of the Chinese species of the genus Coenochilus Schaum (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae). Annales de la Société
entomologique de France (N.S.), 53 (5): 297–312.

Jian-Yue QIU, Hao XU & Li CHEN, 2017. Taxonomic review of the Oriental flower beetle
Coilodera penicillata species complex (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Zootaxa,
4350 (3): 511–537.

Hao XU, Jian-Yue QIU & Guo-Hua HUANG, 2016. Review of the flower beetle genera
Neophaedimus Lucas and Herculaisia Seillière (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) from
East Asia. Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.), 52 (5): 249–263.

Jian-Yue QIU & Hao XU, 2016. Taxonomy and natural history of the myrmecophilous genus
Clinterocera Motschulsky, 1858 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) from China and
adjacent regions: definition of species group and revision of the C. discipennis species group.
Zootaxa, 4127 (1): 81–104.

Jian-Yue QIU, Hao XU & Li CHEN, 2015. Notes on the Oriental cremastocheiline genus
Platysodes Westwood (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) with a redescription of
Platysodes madoni Bourgoin. Zootaxa, 4021 (4): 553–564.

Jian-Yue QIU & Hao XU, 2015. A new record of Indognorimus costipennis from China
(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Kogane, 17: 1–4.

Jian-Yue QIU, Hao XU & Li CHEN, 2014. Redescription and distribution of the rare flower
chafer, Periphanesthes aurora (Motschulsky, 1858) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae).
Zootaxa, 3847 (2): 259–266.

QIU Jian-Yue & Hao XU, 2014. Cetoniinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae:), pp: 159–160, +1 plate. In: WANG Yi-Ping & TONG Cai-Liang (Eds). Insects in Qingliangfeng, Zhejiang Province.
China Forestry Press, Beijing, China. [In Chinese with English Abstract]

Jian-Yue QIU, Hao XU & Chun-Lin HU, 2013. Revision of the subgenus Cosmiomorpha
(Cosmiomorpha) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Zootaxa, 3745 (4): 401–434.

Hao XU, Li-Zhang WEN & Kun CHEN, 2012. Identification of common scarabaeid occurrence in tobacco fields in Hunan province, China (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Chinese Agricultural
Science Bulletin, 28 (21): 221–228.


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