Ataenius stercorator ( Fabricius, 1775 ),

Hielkema, Auke J. & Hielkema, Meindert A., 2019, An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) of the Guianas, Insecta Mundi 732 (732), pp. 1-306: 31-32

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3678492

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:930EAB11-37FA-41B0-980A-1A4736527842

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3684581

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Felipe

scientific name

Ataenius stercorator ( Fabricius, 1775 )
status

 

§ Ataenius stercorator ( Fabricius, 1775) 

Scarabaeus stercorator Fabricius 1775: 20  (none - LECTOTYPE)

= Ataenius opacus Harold 1867c: 100  (none - LECTOTYPE)

Distribution. Guyana: Bodkin 1919: 214 (as A. opacus  ). Brazil: Fabricius 1775: 20 (as Scarabaeus stercorator  ); Harold 1867c: 100 (as A. opacus  ); A. Schmidt 1910b: 76, 78 (as A. opacus  ; as A. stercorator  ), 1922b: 444 (as A. opacus  ); Blackwelder 1944: 215 (as A. opacus  ; as A. stercorator  ); Stebnicka 1998b: 200; 2003b: 246; 2007b: 32. Other: A. Schmidt 1910b: 76, 78 (Montevideo [= Uruguay] - as A. opacus  ; Antilles, North and South America - as A. stercorator  ), 1922b: 422, 444 (Montevideo [= Uruguay] - as A. opacus  ; America including islands - as A. stercorator  ); Blackwelder 1944: 215 ( Argentina, Uruguay - as A. opacus  ; Argentina, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Puerto Rico, U.S.A., Old World - as A. stercorator  ), 1957: 1398 ( Colombia); Landin 1956b: 219 (none - designation LECTOTYPE Scarabaeus stercorator  ); Cartwright 1973: 41 (none - designation LECTOTYPE Ataenius opacus  ); Stebnicka 1998b: 200 ( Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay), 2003b: 246 ( Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay), 2007b: 32 ( Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay).

Note. Bodkin (1919: 214) provides the only record of Ataenius stercorator  (as A. opacus  ) for the research area. Based on the known distribution of this species, Bodkin’s specimen was probably misidentified. We regard this species as not occurring in the Guianas.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Aphodiidae

Genus

Ataenius

Loc

Ataenius stercorator ( Fabricius, 1775 )

Hielkema, Auke J. & Hielkema, Meindert A. 2019
2019
Loc

Ataenius opacus

Harold, E. 1867: 100
1867
Loc

Scarabaeus stercorator

Fabricius, J. C. 1775: 20
1775