Paraegidium oliveirai Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello

 

Original description: Frolov et al., 2017

Type locality: Brazil, Goiás, Morrinhos, Jatobá Centenário ecological park.

Type depository: CEMT.

Diagnosis. P. oliveirai can be easily separated from the other species of the genus by having short parameres with somewhat rounded apices and widely bifurcated lobes of the anterior frontoclypeal process.

Distribution. The species is known from two localities in the Brazilian states of Goiás and Minas Gerais. 

Reference

Frolov AV, Akhmetova LA, Vaz-de-Mello FZ. 2017. Revision of the South American genus Paraegidium (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae). Journal of Natural History. 51: 995–1014.

Paraegidium oliveirai, male, holotype

Paraegidium oliveirai 


 


 

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09/05/2018 - 15:13