Genus Atholus Thomson, 1859

Atholus: Ohara, 1992c, 167-182; 1993, 135-150; 1999: 31-36.

Korean (Ohara and Paik, 1998).

Taiwanese (Ohara, 1999).

The genus Atholus has been represented by 73 species, known from the Holarctic, Ethiopian and Oriental Regions and Mexican Subregion. In this study, I recognize five species of the genus from Taiwan; although all of them are known, A. philippinensis has not been redescribed in detail. Herein A. philippinensis is redescribed, and illustrated for several taxonomic features.