Coptorhina nitefacta (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae)

Coptorhina nitefacta Gillet, 1932


Dagnosis. This species differs from other similar Coptorhina species in having shiny, very sparsely punctate upper side of body.

Distribution. This species is known from two localities in Kenya.


Frolov, A.V., Akhmetova, L.A. & Scholtz, C.H. 2008. Revision of the obligate mushroom-feeding African “dung beetle”genus Coptorhina Hope (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Journal of Natural History, 42, 1477-1508.