Book Review: Deloya et al. 2016 Escarabajos del Estado de Michoacán (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). S y G Editores, México D.F.

J. Howard Frank


This book is about superfamily Scarabaeoidea (families Lucanidae, Passalidae, Trogidae, Geotrupidae, Ceratocanthidae, Hybosoridae, Ochodaeidae, and Scarabaeidae are represented). They report 275 species, as contrasted with about 1875 species known at present from all of Mexico (about 15%). The first chapter of the book is on the Scarabaeoidea, their place in the order Coleoptera, an appendix listing all places, with their coordinates, from which specimen collections were made, and a second appendix with a list of all the species named.


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Scarabaeoidea; Mexico

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