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28 December 2018 The Ancognatha Erichson (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Cyclocephalini) of Ecuador, with Description of a New Species
Aura Paucar-Cabrera, Brett C. Ratcliffe
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Abstract

Descriptions, diagnoses, locality and temporal records, distributional maps, and illustrations of the 11 species of Ancognatha Erichson occurring in Ecuador are provided. Four new country records are reported for Ecuador, and a new species is described. A female lectotype at the Natural History Museum (London) for Ancognatha jamesoni Murray is designated. A key to the Ecuadorian species is included.

Aura Paucar-Cabrera and Brett C. Ratcliffe "The Ancognatha Erichson (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Cyclocephalini) of Ecuador, with Description of a New Species," The Coleopterists Bulletin 72(4), 665-687, (28 December 2018). https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-72.4.665
Received: 1 May 2018; Accepted: 17 September 2018; Published: 28 December 2018
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lectotype
Neotropics
scarab beetles
South America
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