Paraegidium pokornyi Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello, 2017

Paraegidium pokornyi Frolov, Akhmetova & Vaz-de-Mello


Original description: Frolov et al., 2017

Type locality: Brazil, Mato Grosso, Barra do Garças, Serra Azul State Park.

Type depository: CEMT.

Diagnosis. P. pokornyi is most similar to P. costalimai but can be separated from it by having shorter and widely rounded lobes of anterior frontoclypeal process and smaller group of spinules in endophallus .

Distribution. The species is known from one locality in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, in the border with Goiás. 


Frolov AV, Akhmetova LA, Vaz-de-Mello FZ. 2017. Revision of the South American genus Paraegidium (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae). Journal of Natural History. 51: 995–1014.

Paraegidium pokornyi, male, holotype

Paraegidium pokornyi