Onthophagus margaritifer d’Orbigny, 1898

Ziani, Stefano, Abdel-Dayem, Mahmoud Saleh, Aldhafer, Hathal Mohammed & Barbero, Enrico, 2019, An overview of the Onthophagini from the Arabian Peninsula (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Scarabaeidae), Zootaxa 4658 (1), pp. 1-36: 27

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4658.1.1

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scientific name

Onthophagus margaritifer d’Orbigny, 1898
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Onthophagus margaritifer d’Orbigny, 1898 

Literature quotes. SAUDI ARABIA  : Makkah region, “Djedda” (d’Orbigny 1898a).

Material examined. None.

Distribution. Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia  (d’Orbigny 1898a), Yemen ( Ziani & Bezděk 2016). North Africa: Egypt ( Alfieri 1976). Africa: Eritrea, Mauritania, Sudan (d’Orbigny 1913), Niger (d’Orbigny 1911), Senegal (d’Orbigny, 1902), South Sahara ( Zunino 1975).

Remarks. According to Zunino (1975) O. margaritifer  is phylogenetically close to Onthophagus nitidulus Klug, 1856  and O. sellatus Klug, 1845  .