Macrodactylini

Fuhrmann, Juares, 2012, Compsodactylus, a new South American genus with one new species and two new combinations (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae), Zootaxa 3577 (1), pp. 43-57 : 45

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.3577.1.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4BFAE75F-7BC0-4D5D-B1D1-DA2CC01F40C9

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5874047

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/096F054C-FF9B-547E-FF25-FC16FA7EEC25

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Macrodactylini
status

 

Addendum to the key for Macrodactylini   genera

The key to Macrodactylini   genera by Katovich (2008) should be modified as following in order to include Compsodactylus   . See Smith (2008) and Katovich (2011) for other modifications to that key.

12 (11). Prementum flattened; pygidium distinctly subtriangular in shape; small, elongate beetle (5.2–5.7 mm in length)......................................................................................... Pristerophora Harold  

[12 ’]. Prementum medially grooved; pygidium variable in shape, if subtriangular then never a small, elongate beetle (except in female Compsodactylus   ).......................................................................... 12 b

12 b(12). Anterior area of frons with denticle-like setae; pronotal posterior margin bordered ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 9. 1, 2, 4 ); elytra external and internal margin bordered; small beetles (5.5 –8.0 mm in length).................................... Compsodactylus Fuhrmann  

[12 b’]. Without the previous character combination............................................................ 13