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Published: 2024-01-23
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Description of two new Megistophylla Burmeister, 1855 species from China, with a redescription of M. andrewesi Moser, 1913 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae)

Dazhulin; Chongqing 621000; China
177 Aoti Road W; Lixia District; Jinan City; Weifang 261000; China
Guangdong Key Laboratory of Animal Conservation and Resource Utilization; Guangdong Public Laboratory of Wild Animal Conservation and Utilization; Institute of Zoology; Guangdong Academy of Sciences; 105 Xingang Road W.; Guangzhou 510260; China
Coleoptera Taxonomy new species new distribution genitalia female key China


This study presents descriptions and illustrations of two new melolonthine species: Megistophylla brevivirgata Wang & Gao, new species and M. keithi Wang & Gao, new species from Yunnan province in China. Additionally, a detailed redescription and illustration of the male of M. andrewesi Moser, 1913, and a description of its previously unknown female are provided. Finally, a key to identification of Megistophylla Burmeister, 1855 species from China is added.



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