New species of Ochodaeus Dejean from Madagascar II (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Ochodaeidae)

  • Three new species of Ochodaeus Dejean (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Ochodaeidae) from Madagascar are described that have a strongly granulate pronotum and, unlike all previously described species from the country, possess a clypeal tubercle or minute horn: O. meridialis, O. umbonulus, and O. iniquipes. An update to the key to the species of Ochodaeus from Madagascar is provided.

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Author:Matthew J. Paulsen
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-641945
URL:https://journals.flvc.org/mundi/article/view/114489
ISSN:1942-1354
ISSN:0749-6737
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (706)
Publisher:Flora & Fauna Publ.
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2019/06/04
Date of first Publication:2019/05/31
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2021/11/25
Tag:Africa; Taxonomy; scarab
Volume:2019
Issue:article 706
Page Number:12
First Page:1
Last Page:10
HeBIS-PPN:489503675
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell 3.0