Cyclocephala castaniella Bates, 1888

Moore, Matthew R., Cave, Ronald D. & Branham, Marc A., 2018, Annotated catalog and bibliography of the cyclocephaline scarab beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Dynastinae, Cyclocephalini), ZooKeys 745, pp. 101-378: 149-150

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Cyclocephala castaniella Bates, 1888


Cyclocephala castaniella Bates, 1888 

Cyclocephala castaniella  Bates, 1888: 304 [original combination].

syn. Cyclocephala obscurata  Endrődi, 1966: 84, 270-271 [original combination].

Cyclocephala castaniella  Bates [synonymy by Ratcliffe 2003].


Type of C. castaniella  at BMNH ( Endrődi 1966). Holotype ♂ of C. obscurata  at ZMHB ( Endrődi 1966).


COSTA RICA: Alajuela, Cartago, Guanacaste, Heredia, Puntarenas, San José. PANAMA: Chiriquí.


Bates 1888, Arrow 1937b, Blackwelder 1944, Martínez 1964, Pike et al. 1976, Endrődi 1966, 1985a, Abarca and Quesada 1997, Vargas and Abarca 1998, Ratcliffe 1992a, 2002a, 2003, Krajcik 2005, 2012.


Endrődi (1966, 1985a) reported a single specimen of C. castaniella  from Brazil with no further details. These data are likely erroneous ( Ratcliffe 2003).