Scatimus pacificus Genier & Kohlmann, 2003

Chamorro, William, Marin-Armijos, Diego, senjo, Angelico & Vaz-De-Mello, Fernando Z., 2019, Scarabaeinae dung beetles from Ecuador: a catalog, nomenclatural acts, and distribution records, ZooKeys 826, pp. 1-343 : 222

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scientific name

Scatimus pacificus Genier & Kohlmann, 2003
status

 

Scatimus pacificus Genier & Kohlmann, 2003 Plate 49B

Scatimus pacificus Génier & Kohlmann, 2003: 87 (original description. Type locality: Ecuador: Guayas Prov., 25 km SW Guayaquil, 50m).

Scatimus pacificus : Carvajal et al. 2011: 316-317 (cited for Ecuador); Krajcik 2012: 238 (complete list of species); Chamorro et al. 2018: 98 (cited for Ecuador).

Type specimens.

Scatimus pacificus Génier & Kohlmann, 2003. The holotype (♂) is deposited at the CMNC (see Génier and Kohlmann 2003: 89). Locality: Guayas Prov., 25 km SW Guayaquil, 50 m, not examined.

Distribution.

Only known from Ecuador.

Literature records.

GUAYAS: 25 km SW Guayaquil, 50 m ( Génier and Kohlmann 2003: 89); 45 km W Guayaquil ( Génier and Kohlmann 2003: 89); Guayaquil, 50 m ( Génier and Kohlmann 2003: 89). MANABÍ: 20 km N Chone, 300 m ( Génier and Kohlmann 2003: 89); Bahía de Caráquez ( Génier and Kohlmann 2003: 89); Chone ( Génier and Kohlmann 2003: 89). UNDETERMINED PROVINCE: without specific locality ( Génier and Kohlmann 2003: 89).

Temporal data.

Collected in February, March, May, and June.

Remarks.

Inhabits coastal lowland semi-deciduous forests from 50-300 m a.s.l. According to Génier and Kohlmann (2003), this species was collected with pitfall traps baited with human feces.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Scarabaeidae

Genus

Scatimus