15. Sipalia franzi n.sp. from Tenerife (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). A single female of a completely blind staphylinid beetle, Sipalia franzi n.sp. was found on Tenerife, Mt. de Agua on Oct. 10, 1970. The description is given here together with the first illustrations of the female S. teydensis Palm, 1975. 16. Agriotes sordidus italicus Baudi and Heteroderes grancanariensis n.sp., a new click beetle from Gran Canaria (Coleoptera: Elateridae). The two species, are reported from the Canary Islands viz. Agriotes sordidus italicus Baudi from Teror and Las Palmas, and Heteroderes grancanariensis n.sp. from Maspalomas, both on Gran Canary.