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


en Zoosystema 30 (3) - Pages 629-640

Published on 30 September 2008

This article is a part of the thematic issue Hommage à Renaud Paulian (1913-2003)

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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