Aegidinus noriegai Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello, 2019

Aegidinus noriegai Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello 


Original description:  Frolov et al., 2019

Type locality: Colombia, Antioquia, Medellín.

Type depository: CEMT.

Diagnosis. Ae. noriegai is most similar to Ae. candezei but can be separated from it by the longer and more asymmetrical parameres, ventroapical plate of the phallobase longer than wide, and the protibia without medioapical tooth.

Distribution. The species is known from a single locality in Antioquia, Colombian Andes.


Frolov A. V., Akhmetova L. A., Vaz-de-Mello F. Z. 2019. Contribution to the knowledge of Aegidinus Arrow (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae): new species and comments on the classification and nomenclature. Journal of Natural History. 53 (11-12): 725-747.

Aegidinus noriegai Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello

Aegidinus noriegai, male