Canthon sericatus Schmidt, 1922,

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: 60-62

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

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scientific name

Canthon sericatus Schmidt, 1922
status

 

Canthon sericatus Schmidt, 1922  Plate 15A

Canthon sericatus  Schmidt, 1922: 92 (original description, type locality: Argentinien [= Argentina], Salinas).

Canthon sericatus  : Balthasar 1939d: 186 (characters in key); Martínez 1959: 42 (cited for Argentína); Vulcano and Pereira 1964: 630 (catalog of species); Halffter and Martínez 1977: 71 (list of species); Krajcik 2012: 64 (complete list of species); Ratcliffe et al. 2015: 195 (cited for Peru); Chamorro et al. 2018: 93 (cited for Ecuador); Vaz-de-Mello and Cupello 2018b: 67 (lectotype designated), figs 97 and 98.

Canthon sericatum  : Blackwelder 1944: 201 (misspelled name, list of species for Latin America).

Type specimens.

Canthon sericatus  Schmidt, 1922. The lectotype (♂) is deposited at the SMTD (see Vaz-de-Mello and Cupello 2018b: 67, figure 98). Locality: Salinas, Beni, examined.

Lectotype (♂): "Salinas / Beni B vii. 95 / M. Stuart [p]", "Coll. C. Felsche / Kauf 20, 1918 [p, green label, black margin]", "Typus [red label]", "canthon / sericatus / n. sp. a. Schmidth [hw]", "LECTOTYPE ♂ / Canthon / sericatus / Schmidt / des. F.Z.Vaz-de-Mello, 2014 [hw and p, red label, black margin]".

Distribution.

Argentina, Ecuador, and Peru.

Records examined.

PASTAZA: Amazanga Norte del Puyo, 1000 m (1 specimen CEMT).

Temporal data.

Collected in November.

Remarks.

Inhabits the foothill evergreen forests in the Amazon region at 1000 m a.s.l. Collected with light trap.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Scarabaeidae

Genus

Canthon