Aegidium borrei Paulian, 1984

Aegidium borrei Paulian


Original description: Paulian 1984

Type locality: Colombia, Cundinamarca, Bogotá.

Type depository: Biosciences Institute, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, Brazil.

Diagnosis. Similar to Ae. varians but differs in having a tuft of setae on the metatibiae.

Distribution. Known from the type locality in Colombian Andes.


Paulian R. 1984. Les Orphnidae Americains (Coleopteres, Scarabaeoidea). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (N S). 20: 65-92.

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 borrei