Aegidium bolivianum Frolov & Akhmetova
Original description: Frolov and Akhmetova, 2020
Type locality: Bolivia, La Paz Caranavi.
Type depository: Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Milano, Italy.
Diagnosis. Aegidium bolivianum is similar to some other species known from the Ecuadorian Andes, namely Ae. minor Paulian, Ae. angustum Frolov et al. and Ae. varians Frolov et al., but differs from them in the shape of the parameres which are narrower in lateral view and has a distinctly granular area proximad to the
Distribution. Known from two high-altitude localities on the slopes of Cotapaxi Volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes.
Frolov A.V. & Akhmetova L.A. 2020. A New Species of the Scarab Genus Aegidium Westwood (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae: Orphninae) from Bolivia. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 99(2): 424–428.
Aegidium bolivianum, male