Abstract. Two species of Penichrolucanus are examined: P. leveri Arrow, 1938 and P. sumatrensis Arrow, 1935. The Lectotype of P. leveri is designated. The head characters of the two species are illustrated with Scanning Electron Microscope photos for the first time. Remarks on the distribution of the two species are also given; P. sumatrensis is reported for the first time from Borneo and the occurrence of P. leveri in New Guinea is confirmed.