Ardella magnaemirabilis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae: Ardellini), a new scarabaeoid species, genus and tribe from the southwestern United States

  • An interesting new taxon of scarabaeoid beetle is described from western Texas, USA. The remarkably small chafer, Ardella magnaemirabilis new genus, new species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae: Ardellini) is described and compared to other diminutive scarabaeoid genera from drier habitats of the southwestern USA. The tribe Ardellini, new tribe, is erected to accommodate the unusual genus.

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Author:Matthew J. Paulsen
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-643917
URL:https://centerforsystematicentomology.org/insectamundi/0903_Paulsen_2021.pdf
ISSN:1942-1354
ISSN:0749-6737
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi
Series (Serial Number):Insecta Mundi (903)
Publisher:Flora & Fauna Publ.
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2021/12/31
Date of first Publication:2021/12/31
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2022/01/12
Tag:Acomini; Oncerinae; Pachydemini; Podolasiinae; Tanyproctini; Taxonomy; xerophilic
Volume:2021
Issue:article 903
Page Number:8
First Page:1
Last Page:5
HeBIS-PPN:49004106X
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