Aegidiellus zezaoi Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello

 

Original description: Frolov et al., 2017

Type locality: Brazil, Linhares.

Type depository: CEMT.

Diagnosis. Aegidiellus zezaoi is most similar to Ae. alatus but can be separated from it by the parameres more tapering apically and having narrower apices; dorsal side of parameres slightly convex in lateral view.

Distribution. The species is known from a few close localities in vicinity of Linhares, Espírito Santo Province, Brazil. 

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 zezaoi, male, holotype

Aegidiellus zezaoi 


 


 

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09/05/2018 - 19:50