Frankenbergerius gomesi (Scarabaeidae, Orphninae)


Frankenbergerius gomesi (Ferreira, 1954)

Dagnosis. This species can be distinguished by elytral interval 8 with a long carina occupying 2/3 of the length of the elytron and by its small body size.

Distribution. Frankenbergerius gomesi is known from a number of localities in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and KwaZulu-Natal provinces.

Body length: 4.6-6.2 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.