A new Anomiopus Westwood (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) from the Mayan Biosphere Reserve, Petén, Guatemala

Enio B. Cano


Anomiopus cirulito Cano n. sp., from the tropical forest of the Mayan Biosphere Reserve, Petén, Guatemala is described. This is the northernmost known species of the genus Anomiopus Westwood (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) and is related to the Costa Rican and Panamanian Anomiopus panamensis (Paulian).

Resumen. Se describe Anomiopus cirulito Cano n. sp. del bosque tropical de la Reserva de la Biósfera Maya, Petén, Guatemala. Es la especie más norteña conocida del género Anomiopus Westwood (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) y está relacionada a la especie costarricense y panameña Anomiopus panamensis (Paulian).


Rainforest, Central America, dung beetle, Anomiopus panamensis, Costa Rica, Panama. Bosque tropical, Centroamérica, escarabajo coprófago, Anomiopus panamensis, Costa Rica, Panamá.

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