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Revision of the genus Chelotrupes Jekel, 1866 n. stat. (Insecta, Coleoptera, Geotrupidae)

Marco DELLACASA & Giovanni DELLACASA

en Zoosystema 30 (3) - Pages 629-640

Published on 30 September 2008

Chelotrupes Jekel, 1866 is elevated to a valid genus and C. matutinalis (Baudi, 1870) n. comb. is resurrected as a valid species. The neotype of C. hiostius (Gené, 1836) n. comb. as well as the lectotypes of C. matutinalis n. comb. and C. momus (Olivier, 1789) n. comb. are designated. Complete illustrations are given for C. matutinalis n. comb. as well as for C. hiostius n. comb. and C. momus n. comb.

Keywords :

Insecta, Coleoptera, Geotrupidae, Chelotrupes, Typhaeus, new combinations, neotype, lectotype, bionomics.

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