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A new species of the genus Aegidium Westwood (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae) from Peru

posted on 2023-01-24, 07:14 authored by Luis FIGUEROA, Julián CLAVIJO-BUSTOS, Jhon César NEITA MORENO

ABSTRACT A new species of Aegidium from Peru is described and illustrated. It can be recognized from its congeners by the shape of the parameres and spiculum gastrale, but also by the punctuation of the pronotum and the elytra. The species occurs in the Andean-Amazonian piedmonts from Peru.