Cerhomalus mechowi Quedenfeldt, 1884

Cerhomalus mechowi Quedenfeldt, 1884

 

Diagnosis. Cerhomalus mechowi is most similar to C. petrovitzi but differs from it in having the widened part of a paramere (in lateral view) about half the length of the paramere and the ventral fossa of a paramere shorter and wider.

Distribution. The species is known from two localities in northwestern Angola.

Cerhomalus mechowi Quedenfeldt, 1884

Cerhomalus mechowi

 
 

References.

Frolov, A.V. & Akhmetova, L.A. (2021) Taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical scarab beetle genus Cerhomalus Quedenfeldt, 1884 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 739, 36–50.

Quedenfeldt, G. (1884) Verzeichniss der von Herrn Major a. D. von Mechow in Angola und am Quango-Strom 1878-1881 gesammelten Pectinicornen und Lamellicornen. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift, 28, 265-340.