Chilothorax

Новый вид пластинчатоусых жуков рода Aphodius, подрода Chilothorax

Фролов, А.В. 2006. Новый вид пластинчатоусых жуков рода Aphodius Ill., подрода Chilothorax Motsch. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), из Монголии. Труды Русского энтомологического общества, 77: 284–286.

Aphodius (Chilothorax) glebi sp. n. описан из Баян-Хонгорского аймака Монголии. Новый вид отличается от известных представителей подрода Chilothorax комбинацией признаков самцов: короткими парамерами с уплощенными отростками, загнутой внутрь шпорой передней голени и более густой пунктировкой верхней стороны тела.

A review of the Aphodius subgenus Chilothorax of China

Figs. 1–9. 1, 2, 3 – A. kukunorensis; 5, 6, 7 – A. sinicus; 4, 8, 9 – A. dzongensis;

Frolov, A.V. 2002. A review of the Aphodius Illiger, 1798 subgenus Chilothorax Motschulsky, 1859 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of China. Russian Entomological Journal, 10(4): 395–399. PDF (11.6 MB)

Abstract — Representatives of Aphodius Illiger, 1798, subgenus Chilothorax Motschulsky, 1859, of China are reviewed and a key to species is presented. One new species, A. potanini Frolov, sp.n., is described and A. kukunorensis Semenov, 1898 is re-described.

New to Russia and little known species of the genus Aphodius

Figs 5–6. Aphodius, general view (male). 5, A. clathratus; 6, A. melanostictus.

Akhmetova, L.A., Frolov, A.V. 2009. New to Russia and little known species of the genus Aphodius Illiger (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 18(2): 278–284.  PDF (476.29 KB)

Abstract. Aphodius (AgoliinusguttatusA. (Chilothoraxclathratus, and A. (Aphodaulacuskizeritskyi are recorded from Russia for the first time. Aphodius (Agoliinusamurensis previously known only from the type locality is found in the Lazo Nature Reserve (Russian Far East). All species are diagnosed and illustrated. Comments on diagnostic characters, distribution and bionomics are given.

A review of Chilothorax of Mongolia

Frolov, A.V. 2001. A review of the subgenus Chilothorax of the genus Aphodius (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) occuring in Mongolia with description of new species. Vestnik zoologii, 35(3): 39–45. Fulltext PDF (387.58 KB)

The Mongolian species of Aphodius Illiger belonging  to the  subgenus  Chilothorax  Motschulsky are    reviewed.  A. kerzhneri  Nikolajev and A. mongolaltaicus Nikolajev are placed in the subgenus Chilothorax. Two new synonyms (A. altaicus Nikolajev = A. puntsagdulamae Nikolajev, syn. n.; A. grafi Reitter = A. boreomongolicus Nikolajev, syn. n.) are established. Three new species are described. A key to Mongolian species of Chilothorax is presented.

A review of the subgenus Chilothorax from Russia and neighboring countries

Frolov, A.V. 2002. A Review of Aphodiines of the Subgenus Chilothorax Motschulsky, Genus Aphodius Illiger (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae), from Russia and Neighboring Countries. Entomological Review, 82(1): 1–18. PDF (662.9 KB)

Abstract — Representatives of the genus Aphodius Ill., subgenus Chilothorax Motsch., of Russia and adjacent countries are reviewed. A key to the species and notes on their synonymy and distribution are given. Two little known species (A. variicolor D. Kosh. and A. balachanicola Balth.) are redescribed and a new species, A. xanthellus sp. n., is described. Three new synonymies (A. clausula W. Kosh., 1910 = A. gussakovskii Sem. et Medv., 1929, syn. n.; A. grafi Reitter, 1902 = A. kryzhanovskii Nikritin, 1969, syn. n.; = A. schutovae Nikritin, 1969, syn. n.) are established.