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Jan Krikken
Dutch entomologist

Jan Krikken

Jan Krikken
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Intro Dutch entomologist
Is Zoologist Entomologist
From Netherlands
Field Biology
Gender male
Birth 1944
Age 78 years
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Jan Krikken, Dutch entomologist

  • Naturalis Biodiversity Center/ National Museum of Natural History, 2300 RA Leiden, Netherlands

Taxon names authored

  • 27 taxon names authored by Jan Krikken



  • Krikken, J. 1970. Termitaxis holmgreni gen.nov., sp.nov., a blind, flightless termitophilous scarab from Peru. Proceedings koninklijke nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (C)73: 469–476.
  • Krikken, J. 1970. New species of Euparia from New Guinea. Zoologische mededelingen 44(22): 317–329.


  • Krikken, J. 1978. Platygeniops, a new osmodermine genus from southeast Asia (Coleoptera: Cetoniidae). Zoologische mededelingen 53(8): 83–89. [1]


  • Krikken, J. 1982. A new Clinterocera from Borneo. Entomologische Berichten 42: 30–32.
  • Krikken, J. 1982. The genus Heteroclitopus in Kenya. Entomologische Berichten 42: 120–124.
  • Krikken, J. 1982. Some unusual genera and species from Africa. Revue de zoologie africaine 96(3): 529–538.
  • Krikken, J. 1982. New species of Taeniodera from the Sunda Islands. Zoologische mededelingen 56(8): 113–119.
  • Krikken, J. 1982. New genus-group names in the family Cetoniidae. Entomologische Berichten 42: 148–149.
  • Krikken, J. 1982. North American Myrmecophilous beetles of the genus Cremastocheilus discussion of their classification and review of the subgenera Trinodia and Anatrinodia. Proceedings koninklijke nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen 85(4): 509–526.


  • Krikken, J. 1984. A new key to the suprageneric taxa in the beetle family Cetoniidae, with annotated lists of the known genera. Zoologische verhandelingen 210: 1–75.


  • Krikken, J. 1986: Provisional checklist of the Valginae (Coleoptera: Cetoniidae). Haroldius, (1): 1–17.





  • Huijbregts, J. & Krikken, J. 2009. A remarkable new two-horned species of Onthophagus from Borneo (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Malayan nature journal 61(1): 1–9. PDF
  • Huijbregts, J. & Krikken, J. 2009. Sulawesi Onthophagus with paraocular protrusions: ten new species, with a key (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Tijdschrift voor entomologie 152(2): 209–236. Abstract
  • Krikken, J. 2009. Indognorimus and Indotrichius, new genera for South Asian Trichiini: a taxonomic clarification (Coleoptera: Cetoniidae). Haroldius 3: 3–15.
  • Krikken, J. 2009. Drepanocerine dung beetles: a group overview, with description of new taxa (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Haroldius 4: 3–30.


  • Huijbregts, J.; Krikken, J. 2011: Taxonomy of Onthophagus javanensis and its closest relatives in Sundaland (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Tijdschrift voor entomologie, 154(1): 33–59. Abstract
  • Jákl, S.; Krikken, J. 2011: Description of a second species in the enigmatic Southeast Asian genus Platygeniops (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Zootaxa, 3003: 63–68. Preview
  • Krikken, J. & Huijbregts, J. 2011. New Southeast Asian Onthophagus species in the deflexicollis group (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 154(2): 203–213. DOI: 10.1163/22119434-900000320 Reference page. 
  • Krikken, J. & Huijbregts, J. 2011. Taxonomy of Sulawesi Onthophagus lacking a basal pygidial ridge (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Tijdschrift voor entomologie 154(2): 229–268. DOI: 10.1163/22119434-900000323 Reference page. 


  • Krikken, J.; Huijbregts, J. 2012: Taxonomy of Papuasian Onthophagus: twenty new species and their relatives (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Tijdschrift voor entomologie 155(2-3): 73–131. DOI: 10.1163/22119434-00002013 Reference page. 
  • Krikken, J.; Huijbregts, J. 2012: An unusual new Onthophagus from New Guinea (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 52(2): 425–431. PDF Reference page. 
  • Krikken, J.; Huijbregts, J. 2012: Taxonomy of new relatives of Onthophagus catenatus Lansberge, 1883 from New Guinea (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae). ZooKeys 251: 49–67. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.251.3994 Reference page. 


  • Krikken, J. 2013: Oriental Bolboceras: introduction to the genus and taxonomy of the nigricans group of species (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae: Bolboceratinae). Tijdschrift voor entomologie 156(1): 35–56. DOI: 10.1163/22119434-00002018 Reference page. 
  • Krikken, J. 2013: Distinguishing Bolboceras inaequale Westwood, 1848 and two new relatives from India (Coleoptera, Geotrupidae, Bolboceratinae). ZooKeys 276: 55–66. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.276.4786 Reference page. 
  • Krikken, J.; Huijbregts, J. 2013: New Guinea Onthophagus: taxonomy of ten small, unicolored new species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Zootaxa 3619(5): 501–525. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3619.5.1 Reference page. 


  • Krikken, J. 2016. First records of the cremastocheiline genus Clinterocera Motschulsky, 1853 from the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, with description of a new species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Zootaxa 4170(2): 393–400. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4170.2.12. Reference page. 



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