Canthon (Goniocanthon) smaragdulus smaragdulus Fabricius, 1781,

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: 251

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B1550A3A-E547-4450-9A44-BC4366D5E110

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Canthon (Goniocanthon) smaragdulus smaragdulus Fabricius, 1781
status

 

Canthon (Goniocanthon) smaragdulus smaragdulus Fabricius, 1781 

Scarabaeus smaragdulus  Fabricius, 1781: 34 (original description. Type locality: America meridionali [= South America]).

Remarks.

This species was recorded for Ecuador by the following authors: Blackwelder (1944: 200) cited as Canthon speculifer  Lap, current synonym of Canthon (Goniocanthon) smaragdulus smaragdulus  Fabricius, 1781; Carvajal et al. (2011: 314-315) quoting Blackwelder (1944) as reference.

Nunes et al. (2018: 9) mentioned this subspecies was recorded in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. According to our data, there are no other records of this species in the collections listed.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Scarabaeidae

Genus

Canthon