Canthon (Canthon) aberrans (Harold, 1868),

Chamorro, William, Marin-Armijos, Diego, senjo, Angelico & Vaz-De-Mello, Fernando Z., 2019, Scarabaeinae dung beetles from Ecuador: a catalog, nomenclatural acts, and distribution records, ZooKeys 826, pp. 1-343: 39-40

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.826.26488

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scientific name

Canthon (Canthon) aberrans (Harold, 1868)
status

 

Canthon (Canthon) aberrans (Harold, 1868)  Plate 11B

Deltochilum aberrans  Harold, 1868d: 8 (original description. Type locality: Columbia [= Colombia]).

Deltochilum aberrans  : Gemminger and Harold 1869: 995 (list, distribution); Harold 1880a: 18 (distribution); Kolbe 1893: 191 (diagnosis); Gillet 1911a: 35 (complete list of species); Campos 1921: 55 (cited for Ecuador); Blackwelder 1944: 202 (list of species of Latin America); Solís and Kohlmann 2002: 5 (cited as Canthon aberrans  (Harold, 1868), synonym).

Paedhyboma aberrans  : Shipp 1897: 195 (transferred to the genus Paedhyboma  Kolbe, 1893); Paulian 1939: 21 (redescription, distribution); Balthasar 1941: 345 (cited for Peru); Martínez 1947: 113 (cited as synonym of Deltochilum aberrans  Harold, 1868); Contreras 1951: 221 (cited for Colombia); Balthasar 1951: 330 (cited for Peru); Vulcano and Pereira 1964: 636 (catalog of species); Vulcano and Pereira 1967: 551 (characters in key); Solís and Kohlmann 2002: 5 (synonym of Canthon aberrans  Harold).

Canthon aberrans  : Pereira and D’Andretta 1955a: 48 (transferred to the genus Canthon  Hoffmannsegg, 1817); Ratcliffe et al. 2015: 195 (cited for Peru).

Canthon (Canthon) aberrans  : Halffter and Martínez 1977: 87 (transferred to the subgenus Canthon  s. str.); Vaz-de-Mello 2000: 191 (cited for Brazil); Medina et al. 2001: 135 (cited for Colombia); Solís and Kohlmann 2002: 4 (characters in key), 5 (redescription); Ratcliffe 2002: 12 (cited for Panama); Medina et al. 2003: 64 (distribution); Hamel-Leigue et al. 2006: 13 (cited for Bolivia); Carvajal et al. 2011: 314-315 (cited for Ecuador); Krajcik 2012: 63 (complete list of species); Solís and Kohlmann 2012: 3 (cited for Costa Rica); Chamorro et al. 2018: 85 (figure 8A), 87 (figure 10H), 92 (cited for Ecuador).

Canthon bifurcatus  Robinson, 1948a: 37 (original description); Martínez 1951a: 23 (distribution, synonym of Canthon juanae  Martínez, 1949); Pereira 1953: 394 (synonym of Paedhyboma aberrans  (Harold, 1968)); Pereira and D’Andretta 1955a: 48 (cited as Canthon aberrans  (Harold, 1968), synonym); Solís and Kohlmann 2002: 5 (cited as synonym of Canthon aberrans  Harold); Solís and Kohlmann 2012: 3 (cited as synonym of Canthon aberrans  Harold).

Canthon juanae  Martínez, 1949b: 176 (original description); Martínez 1951a: 23 (synonym of Canthon bifurcatus  Martínez, 1951); Pereira 1953: 394 (cited as synonym of Canthon plicatipennis  Blanchard, 1843); Pereira and D’Andretta 1955a: 48 (cited as Canthon aberrans  (Harold, 1968), synonym); Solís and Kohlmann 2002: 5 (cited as Canthon (Canthon) aberrans  (Harold), synonym); Solís and Kohlmann 2012: 3 (cited as Canthon aberrans  (Harold, 1868), synonym).

Type specimens.

Deltochilum aberrans  Harold, 1868. One syntype examined deposited at the MNHN (ex coll. E Harold and R Oberthur). Lectotype to be designated in a future work on this species group.

Canthon bifurcatus  Robinson, 1948. The holotype (♀) is deposited at the USNM. Locality: Merida Venezuela. Examined.

Holotype (♀): "Merida / Venezuela [p]", "♀ [p]", "TypeNo / 65620 / U S N M [p and hw, red label]", "M.Robinson / Collection / 1959 [p]", "HOLOTYPE / Canthon / bifurcatus / Mark Robinson [p]".

Canthon juanae  Martínez, 1949. The holotype (♂) is deposited in the AMIC (see Martínez 1949b: 179) [= name-bearing types now in the MACN]. Locality: Bolivia. Dep. La Paz. Nor Yungas Rios Carioco, Choro, Dalem. 700 m. Not examined.

Two paratypes are deposited in CEMT. Examined.

Paratype (♀): "BOLIVIA / Dep. La Paz / Pcia. Nor Yungas / Ríos Carioco, Choro / Dalen 700 mts. / Coll. Martínez / Ene-949 [hw]", "PARATIPO ♀ [hw, green label, black margin]", "Canthon / juanae ♀ / sp.n. / A. MARTÍNEZ-DET.1949 [p and hw, green label, black margin]".

Paratype (♂): "BOLIVIA / Dep. La Paz / Pcia. Nor Yungas / Ríos Carioco, Choro / Dalen 700 mts. / Coll. Martínez / Ene-949 [hw]", "PARATIPO ♂ [hw, green label, black margin]", "Canthon / juanae ♂ / sp.n. / A. MARTÍNEZ-DET.1949 [p and hw, green label, black margin]".

Distribution.

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela.

Records examined.

COTOPAXI: Bosque Integral Otonga, 1300 m (3 specimens CEMT; 152 specimens MQCAZ); La Mana (5 specimens MQCAZ). IMBABURA: Junín La Mina (7 specimens MQCAZ). EL ORO: Piñas, 1200 m (18 specimens MQCAZ). ESMERALDAS: Los Ajos (8 specimens MQCAZ; 3 specimens MECN); Palma Real (19 specimens MQCAZ; 10 specimens MECN); San Francisco, 20 m (4 specimens MQCAZ); Ricuaute (7 specimens MQCAZ; 1 specimen MECN); Santa Rita (3 specimens MQCAZ). MANABÍ: El Carmen, 600 m (2 specimens MQCAZ). MORONA SANTIAGO: Alshi 9 de Octubre, Rio Upano, 1500 m (2 specimens MUTPL); Gualaquiza (3 specimens MQCAZ); Limón Indanza (2 specimens MQCAZ); Macas, 1000 m (2 specimens MQCAZ). NAPO: Archidona (4 specimens MQCAZ); Cosanga (7 specimens MQCAZ); El Reventador (1 specimen MUTPL); El Reventador, Cascada de San Rafael (8 specimens MQCAZ); Los Guacamayos Piviyacu, 1800 m (4 specimens CEMT); Misahualli, 500 m (3 specimens MQCAZ); Parahuacu (2 specimens MECN); Puente Río Azuela, road Baeza-Lago Agrio (7 specimens MQCAZ); Río Hollín, 1100 m (4 specimens CEMT); San Rafael (6 specimens MQCAZ); Tena Talag, 750 m (2 specimens MQCAZ). ORELLANA: El Coca (1 specimen MQCAZ); Loreto (5 specimens MQCAZ). PICHINCHA: Chiriboga (8 specimens MQCAZ); Chiriboga km 59 (3 specimens MQCAZ); Estación Biológica Maquipucuna, 1250 m (3 specimens MUTPL); Hda Las Palmeras km 57 (4 specimens MQCAZ); Jerusalen (1 specimen MQCAZ); Mindo, 1400-1650 m (4 specimens CEMT); Nanegalito, 1800 m (19 specimens MQCAZ); Pampas Argentinas, 1300 m (8 specimens MQCAZ); Puerto Quito (3 specimens MQCAZ); Puerto Quito km 113 (1 specimen MQCAZ); San Vicente km 4, La Armenia, 1800 m (3 specimens MQCAZ); road Calacalí

Nanegalito, 2000 m (5 specimens MQCAZ); road Chiriboga-Santo Domingo (1 specimen MQCAZ); Tandayapa (3 specimens MQCAZ); Yaruquí, 2700 m (2 specimens MQCAZ); road to Nanegalito km 37 El Vergel, 1600 m (1 specimen CEMT). SANTO DOMINGO DE LOS TSÁCHILAS: ECR Guajalito (25 specimens MQCAZ); Río Toachi (3 specimens MQCAZ); Santo Domingo (7 specimens MQCAZ). SUCUMBÍOS: La Bonita, 1800 m (3 specimens MQCAZ); Limoncocha (1 specimen MQCAZ); El Reventador (2 specimens MQCAZ); road La Alegría-La Bonita km 32 (2 specimens MECN). TUNGURAHUA: Baños (1 specimen MQCAZ); Baños El Topo, 1530 m (3 specimens MUTPL); San Francisco (5 specimens MQCAZ); ZAMORA CHINCHIPE: El Pangui (4 specimens MUTPL); RVS El Zarza campamento las Peñas, Cordillera del Cóndor, 1710 m (4 specimens MUTPL); Guaguaymi, 2000 m (1 specimen CEMT); San Andres, 1850 m (3 specimens MQCAZ); Tundayme campamento Mirador La Mina, 1320 m (2 specimens MUTPL).

Temporal data.

Collected every month of the year.

Remarks.

Inhabits coastal lowland evergreen forests and coastal evergreen foothill forests from 20-1250 m a.s.l. In the Andean region, it was registered in the lower montane forests and the montane cloud forests from 1300-2300 m a.s.l. In the Amazon, it was registered on the foothill evergreen forests from 500-1100 m a.s.l. Collected with pitfall traps baited with human feces and occassionally in mouse carrion.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Scarabaeidae

Genus

Canthon

Loc

Canthon (Canthon) aberrans (Harold, 1868)

Chamorro, William, Marin-Armijos, Diego, senjo, Angelico & Vaz-De-Mello, Fernando Z. 2019
2019
Loc

Paedhyboma aberrans

Kolbe 1893
1893
Loc

Paedhyboma

Kolbe 1893
1893
Loc

Paedhyboma aberrans

Kolbe 1893
1893