Saprolochus Stebnicka and Galante

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5185784

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03968799-FFA4-4D66-40F7-9511A3E5243B

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Felipe

scientific name

Saprolochus Stebnicka and Galante
status

 

Key to species of Saprolochus Stebnicka and Galante

1. Pronotum with lateral margin distinct and explanate posteriorly, lobe-like ( Fig. 9 View Figure 9-11 ) .................... ....................................................................................................................... S. lobatus , n. sp.

— Pronotum with lateral margin reduced posteriorly, emarginate with small teeth ..................... 2

2(1). Lateral pronotal margin with 2 lateral and one basal denticle ( Fig. 10 View Figure 9-11 ) .. S. tridentatus , n. sp.

— Lateral pronotal margin with 1-2 denticles ( Fig. 11 View Figure 9-11 ) ................................................................... 3

3(2). Length 2.3-2.4 mm; lateral pronotal margin with tooth anterior to basal emargination in addition to basal tooth ( Fig. 11 View Figure 9-11 ); elytral striae not increasingly wider and deeper toward sides ............. ................................................................................ S. tambopatae Stebnicka and Galante

— Length 3.5-4.0 mm; lateral pronotal margin evenly rounded to basal tooth; elytral striae increasingly wider and deeper toward sides ................................ S. bolivarensis Stebnicka and Galante

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Aphodiidae