Panamanian Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): Description of a New Species, and a Revised Key to the Species

Leonardo Delgado, Daniel J. Curoe

Abstract


A new Panamanian species of scarab beetle of the subfamily Scarabaeinae, Onthophagus cambrai sp. nov., is described and illustrated. The character states of this species do not allow it to be placed in a known species-group of the New World. A revised key to the 26 species known from Panama is presented.

 

Se describe e ilustra una nueva especie panamena de escarabajo de la subfamilia Scarabaeinae, Onthophagus cambrai sp. nov. Los estados de caracter presentes en esta especie no permiten ubicarla en algun grupo de especies conocido de America. Se presenta una clave de identificacion actualizada para las 26 especies conocidas de Panama.

 

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Keywords


taxonomy; scarab beetle; Scarabaeinae; Panama

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