Aegidiellus alatus (Castelnau)

 

Original description: Frolov et al., 2017

Type locality: Brazil.

Type depository: OUMNH.

Diagnosis. Aegidiellus alatus is most similar to Ae. zezaoi sp. n. but can be separated from it by the parameres less tapering apically and with wider apices; dorsal side of parameres straight to slightly sinuate in lateral view.

Distribution. The species is known from a number of localities spanning from Ponta da Trindade in the south to Salvador in the north. Most of the localities are situated in coastal areas. 

Reference

Frolov AV, Akhmetova LA, Vaz-de-Mello FZ. 2017. Revision of the Neotropical scarab beetle genus Aegidiellus Paulian (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae) with description of two new species. Journal of Natural History. 51: 1767–1779.

Aegidiellus alatus, male

Aegidiellus alatus 


 


 

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09/05/2018 - 16:56