Saprolochus Stebnicka and Galante 2007

Skelley, Paul E., 2007, New South American taxa of Odontolochini Stebnicka and Howden (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), Insecta Mundi 2007 (22), pp. 1-15 : 5

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5172488

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03968799-FFA4-4D66-40F7-9397A7D7261B

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scientific name

Saprolochus Stebnicka and Galante 2007
status

 

Saprolochus Stebnicka and Galante 2007

Type species. Saprolochus tambopatae Stebnicka and Galante 2007 by original designation.

Diagnosis. In addition to the description and diagnosis of Stebnicka and Galante (2007), distinguishing characters are: head coarsely punctate at base only, abruptly differentiated from the glossy, finely punctate clypeal surface, clypeal surface weakly granulate at sides; clypeal margin thickened, flattened in front, double edged, smoothly rounded each side of median emargination, inner edge of margin with distinct inwardly pointing spine at middle; abdominal sternites with punctation and fluting very course (almost foveate), sternites 2-4 with single transverse row of punctures in addition to basal fluting, sternite 6 finely punctate.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Aphodiidae