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Type: Correspondence
Published: 2018-09-20
Page range: 197–200
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An unusual new species of the genus Paulianellus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae) from Yunnan, China

os. Polana Szaflarska 4/39, 34-400 Nowy Targ, Poland.
Charles University, Faculty of Science, Department of Zoology, Viničná 7, CZ-128 43, Praha 2, Czech Republic.
Coleoptera Scarabaeidae Aphodiinae


The genus Paulianellus was erected by Balthasar (1938) as a subgenus of the genus Aphodius Hellwig, 1798 for a single species, Aphodius maderi Balthasar, 1938 from Sichuan.



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