Yin Zi-Wei, Li Li-Zhen (2012):
Two new species of the genus Awas from Central and East China (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae):
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 52: 161-171.


Two new species, Awas kayan sp. nov. from Hunan, Central China and Awas loebli sp. nov. from Zhejiang, East China are described and their diagnostic features illustrated with photos and line drawings. An updated key to Awas species is included. The distribution of the genus is mapped and briefly discussed.