Taxonomic revision of the South American subgenus Canthon (Peltecanthon) Pereira, 1953 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Deltochilini)

Luis Gabriel de O.A. NUNES, Rafael V. NUNES & Fernando Z. VAZ-DE-MELLO

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2020 (594) - Pages 1-27

Published on 17 January 2020

Canthon (Peltecanthon) is revised in this work. The subgenus now includes four species: C. (P.) staigi (Pereira, 1953), C. (P.) haroldi nom. nov., C. (P.) splendidus Schmidt, 1922 and C. (P.) terciae sp. nov. All species occur in the Atlantic Forest. Maps, natural history information, specimen data and illustrations are provided.


Dung beetles, Atlantic Forest, new species, rollers, Canthon staigi, Canthon splendidus, Canthon sulcatus

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