Canthon (Canthon) obscuriellus 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: 43

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scientific name

Canthon (Canthon) obscuriellus Schmidt, 1922
status

 

Canthon (Canthon) obscuriellus Schmidt, 1922  Plate 11D

Canthon obscuriellus  Schmidt, 1922: 89 (original description. Type locality: Columbiem [= Colombia], Paramba).

Canthon obscuriellus  : Balthasar 1939d: 219 (characters in key); Vulcano and Pereira 1964: 622 (catalog of species); Vulcano and Pereira 1967: 553 (characters in key); Medina et al. 2001: 136 (cited for Colombia); Krajcik 2012: 64 (complete list of species).

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

Canthon (Canthon) obscuriellus  : Halffter and Martínez 1977: 89 (transferred to the subgenus Canthon  s. str.); Chamorro et al. 2018: 92 (cited for Ecuador); Vaz-de-Mello and Cupello 2018b: 62 (figures 80-82), 63 (lectotype designated).

Type specimens.

Canthon obscuriellus  Schmidt, 1922. The lectotype (♂) and one paralectotype are deposited at the SMTD (see Vaz-de-Mello and Cupello 2018b: 63, figure 82). Locality: Paramba, examined.

Lectotype (♂): "Paramba / 3500'. IV. 97. [p]", "dry season. / (Rosenberg). [p]", "Canthon / obscuriell / n. sp. a. Schmidt. [hw]", "Coll. C Felche / Kauf 20, 1918 [p, green label, black margin]", "LECTOTYPE ♂ / Canthon / obscuriellus / Smimidt / des. F.Z. Vaz-de-Mello, 2014 [hw and p, red label, black margin]".

Paralectotype (♀): "Paramba / 3500'. III. 97. [p]", "dry season. / (Rosenberg). [p]", "Coll. C Felche / Kauf 20, 1918 [p, green label, black margin]", "PARALECTOTYPE / Canthon ♀ / obscuriellus / Smimidt / des. F.Z.Vaz-de-Mello, 2014 [hw and p, yellow label, black margin]".

Distribution.

Colombia and Ecuador.

Records examined.

IMBABURA: La Carolina, 1000 m (2 specimens MQCAZ; 4 specimens CEMT); Paramba, 3500 feet [= Parambas, 1065 m] (2 specimens SMTD).

Temporal data.

Collected in November.

Remarks.

Inhabits coastal foothill forests at 1000 m a.s.l. Collection method unknown.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Scarabaeidae

Genus

Canthon