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29 December 2009 New Species of Macrodactylus Dejean (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae: Macrodactylini) from Mexico
Roberto Arce-Pérez, Miguel Angel Morón
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Abstract

Macrodactylus howdeni, new species, from pine-oak forest at 2,600 m elevation near Toluca, state of México, and Macrodactylus noveloi, new species, from cloud forest at 1,050 m elevation in the state of Michoacán and oak forests at 780–1,160 m elevation in the state of Nayarit, Mexico are described. Illustrations of diagnostic characters and comparative comments with similar species are included. New records are provided for Macrodactylus submarginatus Bates for the state of Michoacán, Macrodactylus pokornyanus Arce-Pérez and Morón for the state of México, and Macrodactylus longicollis (Latreille) for the state of Oaxaca. With these additions, 27 species of Macrodactylus Dejean are recorded from Mexico.

Roberto Arce-Pérez and Miguel Angel Morón "New Species of Macrodactylus Dejean (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae: Macrodactylini) from Mexico," The Coleopterists Bulletin 63(4), 501-508, (29 December 2009). https://doi.org/10.1649/1203.1
Received: 13 July 2009; Accepted: 1 August 2009; Published: 29 December 2009
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