Gymnetis hieroglyphica (Vigors, 1824)

Iorio, Osvaldo Di, 2014, A review of the natural history of adult Cetoniinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from Argentina and adjacent countries, Zootaxa 3790 (2), pp. 281-318: 290

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3790.2.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2817E185-8CD2-490F-A35D-3240CB05915A

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/B83C87E6-FFB3-FFE7-3FC9-FC71FEAFFB42

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scientific name

Gymnetis hieroglyphica (Vigors, 1824)
status

 

Gymnetis hieroglyphica (Vigors, 1824) 

New food record. PARAGUAY: Canindeyú: Reserva Natural Mbaracayú, Aguará-ñú, 13 -XII- 2003, Di Iorio leg., 1 male ( ODIC) ( Di Iorio 2013: fig. 68), feeding on pollen and/or nectar on the inflorescence of Butia leiospatha  (= Butia paraguariensis  ) ( Arecaceae  ).

Note. The specimen was found in a palm savanna of the Cerrado ( Marín et al. 1998). One female of Pelidnota sumptuosa Vigors, 1825  ( Scarabaeidae  : Rutelinae  ) was also found on another inflorescence at the same day of G. hieroglyphica  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cetoniidae

Genus

Gymnetis