Onthophagus (Onthophagus) onorei Zunino & Halffter, 1997

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: 188-189

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Onthophagus (Onthophagus) onorei Zunino & Halffter, 1997
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Onthophagus (Onthophagus) onorei Zunino & Halffter, 1997   Plate 42D

Onthophagus onorei   Zunino & Halffter, 1997: 168 (original description. Type locality: Ecuador, Napo, La Joya de los Sachis [= Orellana, La Joya de los Sachas], 290 m).

Onthophagus onorei   : Pulido-Herrera and Zunino 2007: 111 (catalog of species, distribution); Carvajal et al. 2011: 322-323 (cited for Ecuador); Krajcik 2012: 183 (complete list of species); Ratcliffe et al. 2015: 195 (cited for Peru); Rossini et al. 2018b: 10 (list of species from rubrescens   complex).

Onthophagus (Onthophagus) onorei   : Chamorro et al. 2018: 97 (cited for Ecuador, written as Onthophagus (Onthophagus) onore   Zunino and Halffter 1997).

Type specimens.

Onthophagus onorei   Zunino & Halffter, 1997. The holotype (♂) is deposited at the MZc (see Zunino and Halffter 1997: 169). Locality: Ecuador, Napo, La Joya de los Sachis, not examined.

Distribution.

Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.

Records examined.

ORELLANA: Dayuma plataforma Ungurahua, 300 m (1 specimen MUTPL). SUCUMBÍOS: El Dorado de Cascales, Pozo Aguas Blancas, 385 m (1 specimen MUTPL); El Dorado de Cascales, Pozo Diamante (1 specimen MUTPL); El Dorado de Cascales, Pozo cristal, 425 m (1 specimen MUTPL); Nueva Loja, plataforma Iguana, 310 m (1 specimen MUTPL); Pacayacu, Campo Libertador, 265 m (1 specimen MUTPL).

Literature records.

NAPO [= ORELLANA]: La Joya de los Sachis [= La Joya de los Sachas], 290 m ( Zunino and Halffter 1997: 168).

Temporal data.

Collected in May, September, October, and December.

Remarks.

Inhabits the lowland evergreen forests of the Amazon region from 265-425 m a.s.l. Collected with pitfall traps baited with human feces.