A new genus of coprophagous water scavenger beetle from Africa (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Sphaeridiinae, Megasternini) with a discussion on the Cercyon subgenus Acycreon
作者: Arriaga-Varela, EmmanuelSeidel, MatthiasFikácek, Martin
刊名: African Invertebrates, 2018, Vol.59 (1), pp.1-23
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原始语种摘要: A new genus of coprophagous beetle, Evanesternum gen. n. (Hydrophilidae: Sphaeridiinae: Megasternini), is described in order to accommodate Cercyon (Acycreon) pulsatus d’Orchymont, 1937 from the Republic of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo. A detailed description is provided along with habitus photographs, line drawings and SEM micrographs of relevant diagnostic characters. The new genus possesses the tribal synapomorphies of Megasternini but bears several unique morphological characters which are discussed in detail. The morphology of the remaining three species classified in the subgenus Acycreon d’Orchymont, 1942 (i.e. C. punctiger Knisch, 1921, C. collarti d’Orchymont, 1942 and C. apiciflavus Hebauer, 2002), is illustrated in order to provide evidence that Acycreon is...
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  • 集合 提款
  • coprophagous 粪居的
  • Coleoptera 鞘翅目
  • beetle 甲虫
  • genus 
  • Africa 非洲
  • species 
  • scavenger 食腐动物
  • drawings 提款
  • assemblage 提款
  • discussion 讨论