Two new Glaresis from the desert Southwest, with notes on the identity of Glaresis mendica Horn (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Glaresinae)

William B. Warner

Abstract


Diagnostic characters of Glaresis mendica Horn are discussed, and an undescribed species, confused with G. mendica by authors subsequent to Horn, is described as Glaresis gordoni new species. A second new species, Glaresis zvirgzdinsi, is described from two isolated sand dunes in Yuma County, Arizona, USA Diagnostic characters of the new species, as well as those of G. mendica, are illustrated.

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