Fauna Javanica The Staphylinidae (Col.) Collected by Mr. F. C. Drescher*). by MALCOLM CAMERON, M.B, R.N., F.R E.S. Part 1. Oxytelinae» Eleusis Cast. nigrescens Cam. G. Tangkoeban Prahoe, 27.X.28 ; 17. XII. 32. Also in the Malay Peninsula. humilis Er. G. Patoeha, Preanger, alt. 5000 ft; 19-25.XII.26. Widely distributed in the Tropics. Kraatzi Fauv. Tjilatjap, 20.VIII.26 : Batoerraden, G. Slamat, 30.VIII.26: Zuider Geb, 16.1.27. Bandoeng, Preanger, 18.11.32. Widely distributed in the Oriental region. lanigera Fauv. Batoerraden, G. Slamat, VIII. 26. Also in Sumatra and New Guinea. Eleusis javana sp.n. Shining ; head and thorax ferruginous red, elytra and ab-domen yellowish-red, the former with the posterior third blackish, the latter infuscate on the 4th and 5th segments, occasionally also on the anterior segments except at the sides. Antennae reddish brown. Legs reddish-yellow. Length 5 mm. Very similar in colour to Feae Fauv. and ferruginea Cam. but smaller than the former, larger than the latter and with longer antennae, cupuliform thorax and less sparingly punctu-red. Head as long as broad, broadly truncate in front, the postocular region feebly rounded, scarcely dilated, at the middle of the base with a superficial fovea and short feeble, longitudinal groove, finely longitudinally striate and with fine scattered punctures. Antennae with the penultimate joints as long as broad. Thorax cupuliform, at the posterior third with a small tooth, along the middle with an extremely fine shining line abbreviated in front and behind, the sculpture as on the head. Elytra a third longer than the thorax, the sculpture very similar to that of the fore-parts. *) The unique types of the species here described are in the British Museum Collection.