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Contribution to the knowledge of the Neotropical canopy dwelling genus Onorius (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Orphninae): another species from southern Ecuador and notes on the hind gut morphology in the Orphninae
- Frolov, Andrey V., Akhmetova, Lilia A., Vaz-de-Mello, Fernando Z.
- Journal of natural history 2019 v.53 no.17-18 pp. 1071-1077
- Neotropics, Scarabaeidae, canopy, color, hindgut, ileum, new species, Ecuador
- The generic status of Neotropical Orphninae genus Onorius Frolov et Vaz-de-Mello is supported by the discovery of another species in south-eastern Ecuador. The new species differs from O. inexpectatus Frolov et Vaz-de-Mello in the body sculpture and colouration. Both species have two large diverticula in the proximal part of the ileum; such structures are not found in the other members of the Aegidiini and are supposedly autapomorphic for Onorius. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F8879B33-54DE-4EB2-92A8-FEA75B80CB22