Canthon (Glaphyrocanthon) pallidus 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: 51

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scientific name

Canthon (Glaphyrocanthon) pallidus Schmidt, 1922
status

 

Canthon (Glaphyrocanthon) pallidus Schmidt, 1922  Plate 13B

Canthon pallidus  Schmidt, 1922: 89 (original description. Type locality: Columbien [= Colombia]; Yungas de la Paz, Bolivia; Chanchamayo, Peru; Santa Jnéz [= Santa Inés], Ecuador; Chaco, Bolivia).

Canthon pallidus  : Balthasar 1939d: 204 (characters in key); Balthasar 1941: 342 (cited for Peru); 1951: 327 (cited for Peru); Medina et al. 2001: 136 (cited for Colombia); Hamel-Leigue et al. 2006: 13 (cited for Bolivia); Krajcik 2012: 64 (complete list of species); Ratcliffe et al. 2015: 195 (cited for Peru).

Canthon pallidum  : Blackwelder 1944: 200 (list of species for Latin America); Contreras 1951: 221 (cited for Colombia).

Geocanthon pallidus  : Pereira and Martínez 1960: 47 (cited as new combination); Vulcano and Pereira 1964: 671 (catalog of species).

Canthon (Glaphyrocanthon) pallidus  : Halffter and Martínez 1977: 80 (transferred to the subgenus Glaphyrocanthon  Martínez, 1948); Medina et al. 2003: 64 (distribution); Carvajal et al. 2011: 314-315 (cited for Ecuador); Chamorro et al. 2018: 87 (figure 10G), 92 (cited for Ecuador); Vaz-de-Mello and Cupello 2018b: 62 (figures 83 and 84), 63 (lectotype designated).

Glaphyrocanthon (Coprocanthon) gutierrezi  Martínez, 1949a: 161 (original description).

Geocanthon gutierrezi  : Pereira and Martínez 1956a: 151 (cited as new combination, redescription); Pereira and Martínez 1960: 47 (cited as Geocanthon pallidus  (Schmidt, 1922) synonym); Halffter and Martínez 1977: 80 (synonym of Canthon pallidus  Schmidt).

Type specimens.

Canthon pallidus  Schmidt, 1922. The lectotype (♂) is deposited in the NHRS (see Vaz-de-Mello and Cupello 2018b: 63, figure 84). Locality: Columbia [= Colombia], examined.

Lectotype (♂): "Columbia [p]", "pallidus / a.Schmidth [hw]", "9971 / E92 + [p, blue label]", "PARALECTOTYPE / Canthon ♂ / pallidus / A. Schmidt / des. F.Z.Vaz-de-Mello, 2014 [hw and p, yellow label, black margin]", "LECTOTYPE ♂ / Canthon pallidus / A. Schmidt / des. F.Z.Vaz-de- Mello, 2014 [hw and p, red label, black margin]".

Geocanthon gutierrezi  Martínez, 1949. The holotype is deposited at the MACN. Locality: Bolivia Dep. La Paz Pcia. Nor Yungas, Sacramento 2500 m. Examined.

Holotype (♂): "MACN-En / 1099 [p, black margin]", "geocanthon / pallidus (Schm.) / A. MARTÍNEZ-DET 1957 [p and hw, black margin]", "Ene-949 / BOLIVIA / Dep. La Paz / Pcia. Nor Yungas / Sacramento 2500 mts / Coll. Martínez [hw]", "HOLOTIPO ♂ [hw, red label]", "glaphyrocanhton / (coprocanthon) ♂ / gutierrezi sp. n / A. MARTÍNEZ-DET 1950 [p and hw, red label, black margin]".

Distribution.

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

Records examined.

NAPO: Cosanga Estación Científica Yanayacu, 2130 m (1 specimen MQCAZ); Cuyuja, 2200 m (1 specimen MQCAZ); Hacienda San Isidro, Quijos Valley, 2000 m (1 specimen MQCAZ); Las Palmas, 2050 m (1 specimen MQCAZ). SUCUMBÍOS: Río Azuela, El Reventador, 1720 m (1 specimen CEMT; 2 specimens MUTPL). TUNGURAHUA: Baños, El Topo, 1590 m (1 specimen CEMT). ZAMORA CHINCHIPE: Tundayme campamento Mirador, La Escombrera, 1225 m (1 specimen MUTPL).

Literature records.

UNDETERMINED PROVINCE: Santa Jnéz [= Santa Inés] ( Schmidt 1922: 90).

Temporal data.

Collected in January, August, October, November, and December.

Remarks.

Inhabits the evergreen foothill forests and lower montane evergreen forests of the Amazon region from 1225-1720 m a.s.l. In the Andean region, it was registered in the montane cloud forests from 2000-2200 m a.s.l. Collected manually in horse feces and with canopy fogging methods.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Scarabaeidae

Genus

Canthon

Loc

Canthon (Glaphyrocanthon) pallidus Schmidt, 1922

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

Geocanthon pallidus

Pereira & Martínez 1956
1956
Loc

Geocanthon gutierrezi

Pereira & Martínez 1956
1956
Loc

Geocanthon pallidus

Pereira & Martínez 1956
1956