Frankenbergerius barratti (Scarabaeinae)

Frankenbergerius barratti, male

Frankenbergerius barratti (Waterhouse, 1876)

Dagnosis. This species can easily be separated by its large size and almost smooth upper side of body. Males usually have long and slender clypeal horns.

Distribution. This rare species is known from a few localities in South Africa and Lesotho.

Body length: 8.5-16.0 mm.


Frolov, A.V., Scholtz, C.H. 2005. Revision of the southern African genus Frankenbergerius Balthasar with description of new taxa (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Journal of Natural History, 39(25): 2355-2377.