Two Remarkable New Species of Plusiotis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) from Mexico and Central America

Brett C. Ratcliffe, Mary Liz Jameson, Terry Taylor


Affinities, diagnoses, and descriptions are provided for two new species of Plusiotis: P. spectabilis from an unknown locality in Central America and P. dianae from Veracruz state in Mexico. Plusiotis spectabilis is described from a single female and is the largest species in the genus (41 mm in length).

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