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

Aegidium sinuatum Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello


Original description: Frolov et al., 2017

Type locality: Panama, Chiriquí, Cerro Pelota, 4 km N Santa Clara.

Type depository: CMN.

Diagnosis. Most similar to Ae. howdeni but can be separated from it by the mesotibiae without a tuft of setae on the inner side apically, relatively wider parameres (in lateral view) and deeply sinuate posterior angles of the pronotum.

Distribution. Known from one locality 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 sinuatum, male

Aegidium sinuatum