Jump to Main Content
Revision of the South American genus Paraegidium Vulcano et al. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae)
- Frolov, Andrey V., Akhmetova, Lilia A., Vaz-de-Mello, Fernando Z.
- Journal of natural history 2017 v.51 no.17-18 pp. 995-1014
- Neotropics, Scarabaeidae, male genitalia, new species, Brazil
- The Neotropical Orphninae genus Paraegidium Vulcano et al. is revised. Five new species are described: Paraegidium monneorum sp. nov., Paraegidium barretoi sp. nov., Paraegidium pokornyi sp. nov., Paraegidium howdeni sp. nov., and Paraegidium oliveirai sp. nov. The genus is subendemic to Brazil, and its species are distributed from Guiana Shield in the north to the Peruvian Yungas in the west and to Serra do Mar escarpments in the south-east. Keys, descriptions, illustrations of habitus and male genitalia, and distributional record map are given. http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BD40ACCF-3EEB-43C3-BC54-0D2BB88F679F