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

Aegidium peresfilhoi Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello


Original description: Frolov et al., 2017

Type locality: Brazil, Mato Grosso, Cotriguaçu, São Nicolau Ranch.

Type depository: CEMT.

Diagnosis. Most similar to Ae. geayi but differs from it in having shorted parameres narrower than phallobase in dorsal view and sparser punctation of upper side of body.

Distribution. Known from one locality in southern Amazonia.


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 peresfilhoi, male

Aegidium peresfilhoi