Review of New World Aegialiini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), with descriptions of two new genera from South America

Z. T. Stebnicka, M. Dellacasa, P. E. Skelley


Twonewtaxa of Aegialiini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae) are describedfromSouthAmerica: Argeremazus neuquen Stebnicka and Dellacasa, n.gen, n.sp, and Amerisaprus valdivia Stebnicka and Skelley, n.gen, n.sp. Both genera are presently monotypic. Discussion on the generic status of Caelius Lewis is presented. A key to genera and checklist of aegialiine taxa occurring in the New World are presented.


Coleoptera; Scarabaeidae; Aphodiinae; Aegialiini; Argeremazus; Amerisaprus

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