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Published: 2021-10-20
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A new species of Coelosis Hope, 1837 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Oryctini) from Paraguay

Systematics Research Collections, W436 Nebraska Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0514 USA
Indian River Research & Education Center, Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, 2199 S. Rock Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34945-3138 USA
Taxonomy scarab beetle Scarabaeoidea South America


Coelosis spinophallicus Ratcliffe & Cave is described as a new species from Capiíbary, San Pedro Department, Paraguay. The new species is compared with the sympatric species Coelosis inermis (Sternberg). A description, diagnosis, illustrations, and distribution map are provided for the new species, with a key to the Paraguayan species of Coelosis Hope.


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