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

Aegidium howdeni Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello


Original description: Frolov et al., 2017

Type locality: Panama, Chiriquí, Finca La Suiza.

Type depository: Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada.

Diagnosis. Most similar to Ae. sinuatum Frolov et al. but can be separated from it by mesotibiae with a tuft of setae on inner side apically, relatively narrow parameres (in lateral view), and posterior angles of pronotum weakly sinuate or not.

Distribution. Known from a few localities in southern Central America (Cordillera de Talamanca).


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 howdeni