A taxonomic review of the neotropical genus Coprophanaeus by W. D. Edmonds and J. Zidek PDF

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Anteromedian pronotal concavity of female shallow, posterior (upper) margin simple. Sulcus in front of basal pronotal carina smooth (Fig. 109) ............................................. ) jasius (Olivier) Middle tubercle of large-male pronotal process conspicuously larger than lateral ones, producing an acute projection or large, tab-like process (Fig. 137-138). Anterior surface of male cephalic horn minutely and rather sparsely punctured; median tooth elongate, reaching level of pronotal process (Fig.

123) Aedeagus (lateral view on left; dorsal view on right). Collection Records. BOLIVIA: Beni – Magdalena, 180 m (Dec). 1”W (Oct). BRASIL: Bahia – Cruz das Almas (Apr, Jun). Maranhão – Santa Quiteria de Maranhão, Fazenda Rodiador, 42o40’46"W 03o24’50"S, 47 m (Feb, May). Mato Grosso – 14 km S Posto do Gil, 14o37’55”S 56o16’23”W, 240 m (Jan); 25 km N Posto do Gil, 14o22’29”S 56o07’28”W, 500 m (Jan); Fazenda São João, 14o23’38”S 56o08’50”W, 520 m (Jan); Serra do Tombador, 14o36’47”S 56o15’12”W, 450 m (Jan); Alto Rio Arinos, Diamantino (Dec).

Acrisius – neotype male (des. by Arnaud, 2002b: 3), The Natural History Museum, London (examined); P. camargoi – holotype male, Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo. Diagnosis. General – Posterior portion of head and pronotum bright metallic green or yellowish green; elytral interstriae dull bronze, striae and margins of elytra bright green. Clypeal margin rounded (Fig. 119, 122), not noticeably angulate or explanate lateral to median teeth. Pronotum (as in Fig. 97) with elongate triangular depression densely packed with coarse granules, extending from posterior margin to middle of disk; area adjacent to depression and extending along posterior pronotal margin somewhat REVIEW OF COPROPHANAEUS INSECTA MUNDI 0129, July 2010 • 45 Figure 114-118.

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