Ateuchus scatimoides (Balthasar, 1939)

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 : 13

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.826.26488

publication LSID

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scientific name

Ateuchus scatimoides (Balthasar, 1939)
status

 

Ateuchus scatimoides (Balthasar, 1939) Plate 4D

Choeridium scatimoides Balthasar, 1939a: 47 (original description. Type locality: Ecuador, Loja, Ost-Cordill., Sabavilla [= Sabanilla, currently El Tambo]).

Choeridium scatimoides : Blackwelder 1944: 204 (list, distribution).

Ateuchus scatimoides : Medina et al. 2001: 137 (cited for Colombia); Krajcik 2012: 50 (complete list of species); Carvajal et al. 2011: 318-319 (cited for Ecuador); Ratcliffe et al. 2015: 196 (cited for Peru); Chamorro et al. 2018: 88 (figure 11F), 91 (cited for Ecuador).

Type specimens.

Choeridium scatimoides Balthasar, 1939. Type material not examined.

Distribution.

Colombia and Ecuador.

Records examined.

ORELLANA: El Dorado plataforma Guarango, 300 m (1 specimen MUTPL); Parque Nacional Yasuní, Estación de Biodiversidad Tiputini, 220 m USFQ (1 specimen CEMT); Río Tiputini Yasuni Res. (1 specimen CEMT); Yampuna (1 specimen MQCAZ); Yuturi (1 specimen MQCAZ). PASTAZA: Bosque Protector Oglán Alto, 810 m (1 specimen CEMT; 4 specimens MUTPL; 1 specimen MGO-UC); Pandanuque, 420 m (1 specimen MUTPL). SUCUMBÍOS: La Selva Bio Station, 175 km ESE del Coca (1 specimen MQCAZ). ZAMORA CHINCHIPE: RVS El Zarza campamento las Peñas, Cordillera del Cóndor, conseción El Colibri, 1530 m (2 specimens MEPN); PN Podocarpus Bombuscaru, 1150 m (1 specimen MECN); Tundayme campamento Mirador, La Mina 1320 m (1 specimen MUTPL); Tundayme campamento Mirador, San Marcos, 900 m (1 specimen MUTPL).

Literature records.

LOJA: Ost-Cordill., Sabavilla [= Sabanilla, El Tambo, ZAMORA CHINCHIPE] ( Balthasar 1939a: 47).

Temporal data.

Collected in January, February, March, May, July, September, November, and December.

Remarks.

Inhabits the lowland evergreen forests and the foothill evergreen forests of the Amazon region from 420-1300 m a.s.l. Species was collected with pitfall traps baited with carrion and human feces.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Scarabaeidae

Genus

Ateuchus