Translator Disclaimer
12 May 2007 A new species of Archedinus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Trichiinae) from Oaxaca, Mexico
Author Affiliations +

Archedinus howdeni n.sp. from humid forests in the Chimalapas mountains, Oaxaca, Mexico, is described, illustrated and compared with A. relictus Morón and Krikken from the cloud forests of El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico. A key is included to the species of Incaini (Trichiinae) found in the Central American Nucleus; as well as an analysis of the phylogenetic relationships among incaine genera.

Se describe e ilustra Archedinus howdeni n.sp., colectada en los bosques húmedos de las montañas Chimalapas, Oaxaca, sureste de México. Se destacan las diferencias con A. relictus Morón y Krikken que habita en los bosques nebulares de las montañas de El Triunfo, Chiapas, México. Se incluye una clave para identificar las especies de Incaini (Trichiinae) presentes en el Núcleo Centroamericano; y se presenta una primera prospección de relaciones filogenéticas entre los géneros de Incaini.

Miguel Angel Morón and Fernando Z. Vaz-de-Mello "A new species of Archedinus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Trichiinae) from Oaxaca, Mexico," The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 83(2), 110-119, (12 May 2007).
Received: 26 September 2006; Accepted: 1 December 2006; Published: 12 May 2007

Get copyright permission
Back to Top