Scatimus, Erichson, 1847

Martínez-Revelo, Diego Esteban, Lopera-Toro, Alejandro & Medina, Claudia A., 2020, Review of Scatimus Erichson (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Colombia with the description of a new species, Zootaxa 4890 (4), pp. 521-534 : 531

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4890.4.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:919D8D2B-1FE0-45EB-A6CC-9B48FF6F22E7

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4328901

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D46376-FFAF-EA2D-2FF0-F4EBFA7AF841

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Scatimus
status

 

Key to Scatimus species in Colombia based on Génier & Kohlmann (2003)

1. Carina of the head with lateral extremities posteriorly directed (62, Figs. 2E, F View FIGURE 2 ) ( Scatimus ovatus clade)................ 2

- Carina of the head with lateral extremities anteriorly directed (63, Figs. 2 A – D View FIGURE 2 ) ( Scatimus strandi clade)................ 3

2(1). Dorsal portion of the eye approximately twice as long as wide (80, Fig. 2E View FIGURE 2 ), coarse setiferous punctures of pronotum present in lateral fossae and anteriorly to fossae (131, Figs. 3A, B View FIGURE 3 ), apex of parameres swollen, more or less spherical ( Figs. 4B, F View FIGURE 4 )....................................................................................... Scatimus fernandezi

- Dorsal portion of the eye variable in size (82, Fig. 2F View FIGURE 2 ), coarse setiferous punctures of pronotum absent or variably distributed (133), apex of parameres flat and tapering into a point ( Figs. 4A, E View FIGURE 4 )................................ Scatimus ovatus

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Scarabaeidae