Aegidium angustum Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello, 2017

Aegidium angustum Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello


Original description: Frolov et al., 2017

Type locality: Ecuador, Cotopaxi, Sigchos.

Type depository: Civic Museum of Natural History, Genova, Italy.

Diagnosis. Can be separated from other continental members of Aegidium by its brachyptery and small eyes.

Distribution. Known from two high-altitude localities on the slopes of Cotapaxi Volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes.


Frolov A. V., Akhmetova L. A., Vaz-de-Mello F. Z. 2017. Revision of the mainland species of the Neotropical genus Aegidium Westwood (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae). Journal of Natural History. 51 (19–20): 1035–1090.


Aegidium angustum