Aegidiini, Paulian, 1984

Colby, Julia, 2009, Monographic revision of the genus Aegidinus Arrow (1904) and generic phylogeny of the world Orphninae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae)., Insecta Mundi 2009 (76), pp. 1-41 : 12-13

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5352584

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5450525

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BBFE49-0B2B-8755-FF36-1CAFB38AFA82

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scientific name

Aegidiini
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Key to the genera of the Aegidiini

1. Clypeus reflexed, bifurcate in frontal view ( Fig. 31 View Figure 31-33 ), or slightly reflexed, but not bifurcate (females, minor males). Pronotum with dense punctures; punctures vermiform to U-shaped, setigerous ( Fig. 32 View Figure 31-33 ). Elytra with contiguous U-shaped punctures, each puncture with a seta in the center ( Fig. 32 View Figure 31-33 ). Length less than 8 mm. Brazil, Peru. ( Fig. 32 and 33 View Figure 31-33 ) .............................................. ................................................................. Paraegidium Vulcano, Pereira, and Martinez

— Clypeus never reflexed and bifurcate in frontal view. Pronotum densely punctate to impunctate; punctures rarely vermiform to U-shaped, never setigerous. Elytra punctate to impunctate; punctures never contiguous and U-shaped or setose. Length 6-15 mm. ( Fig. 34-37 View Figures 34-37. 34 , 81 View Figures 78-81. 78 , 83-87 View Figure 83- 87 , 90-91 View Figure 90-91 ) ........................................................................................................................................ 2

2(1). Labrum semicircular, exerted beyond clypeus ( Fig. 1 View Figure 1-9 ). Mandibles with single, external, lateral lobe ( Fig. 1 View Figure 1-9 ). South America and Trinidad. Length 6-12 mm. ( Fig. 81 View Figures 78-81. 78 , 83-87 View Figure 83- 87 , 90-91 View Figure 90-91 ) ............... ..................................................................................................................... Aegidinus Arrow

— Labrum not exerted beyond clypeus; mandibles without external lateral lobe. ( Fig. 34-37 View Figures 34-37. 34 ) ...... 3

3(2). Mesofemur (ventral view) ( Fig. 19 View Figure 15-21 ) with ridge along posterior edge; surface posterior to ridge minutely roughened in both males and females (may be more visible in males). Yucatan peninsula to Bolivia, including Dominica, St. Vincent, and Guadeloupe. Length 9-20 mm. ( Fig. 34-35 View Figures 34-37. 34 ) .. ............................................................................................................... Aegidium Westwood

— Mesofemur (ventral view) ( Fig. 18 View Figure 15-21 ) without ridge along posterior edge; surface smooth ( Fig. 36- 37 View Figures 34-37. 34 ). Coastal Brazil. Length 8-15 mm ..................................................... Aegidiellus Paulian

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Scarabaeidae