Cyclocephala discolor (Herbst, 1790)

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: 159-160

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scientific name

Cyclocephala discolor (Herbst, 1790)
status

 

Cyclocephala discolor (Herbst, 1790) 

Melolontha discolor  Herbst, 1790: 73 [original combination].

Cyclocephala discolor  (Herbst) [new combination by Burmeister 1847: 45-46].

syn. Cyclocephala andina  Bréthes, 1905: 331-332 [original combination].

Cyclocephala discolor andina  Bréthes [new subspecies status by Endrődi 1966: 185].

Cyclocephala discolor  (Herbst) [synonymy by Ratcliffe 2003: 118].

syn. Cyclocephala aurantiaca  Prell, 1937b: 496 [original combination].

Cyclocephala discolor ab. aurantiaca  Prell [new infrasubspecific status by Endrődi 1966: 185].

Cyclocephala discolor  (Herbst) [synonymy by Ratcliffe 2003: 118].

syn. Melolontha unciata  Schönherr, 1817: 189 [original combination].

Cyclocephala discolor  (Herbst) [synonymy by Burmeister 1847: 46].

Types.

Lectotype ♀ of C. discolor  at ZMHB ( Endrődi 1966). Type of C. aurantiaca  at ZMHB ( Endrődi 1966). Endrődi (1966) apparently did not examine the type of C. andina  but wrote that the type was at "Mus. Buenos Aires", possibly referring to MACN.

Distribution.

ARGENTINA: Salta, Tucumán. BELIZE: Cayo, Stann Creek. BOLIVIA: Beni, Cochabamba, La Paz. BRAZIL: Amazonas, Minas Gerais. COLOMBIA: Amazonas, Antioquia, Cesar, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Meta, Valle del Cauca. COSTA RICA: Alajuela, Cartago, Guanacaste, Heredia, Limón, Puntarenas. ECUADOR: Los Ríos, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza. FRENCH GUIANA: Cayenne. GUATEMALA: Alta Verapaz, Izabal. GUYANA. HONDURAS: Atlántida, Colón, Comayagua, Cortés, El Paraíso, Francisco Morazán, Gracias a Dios, La Paz, Olancho, Yoro. MEXICO: Chiapas, Colima, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit, Oaxaca, San Luis Potosí. NICARAGUA: Jinotega, RAA Norte, Río San Juan. PANAMA: Bocas del Toro, Chiriquí, Coclé, Colón, Darien, Former Canal Zone, Panamá. PERU: Cusco, Huánuco, Loreto, San Martín. SURINAME. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: Trinidad. VENEZUELA: Aragua, Capital District, Monagas.

References.

Herbst 1790, Schönherr 1817, Burmeister 1847, Erichson 1848a, Senoner 1864, Harold 1869b, Bréthes 1905, Seidlitz 1905, Arrow 1937b, Prell 1937b, Blackwelder 1944, Martínez 1954, Pike et al. 1976, Endrődi 1963, 1966, 1969b, 1985a, Maes et al. 1997, Ratcliffe and Morón 1997, Ervik et al. 1999, Morón-Ríos and Morón 2001, Navarrete-Heredia et al. 2001, Ratcliffe 2002a, 2003, Restrepo et al. 2003, Ponchel 2006, Ratcliffe and Cave 2006, Pacheco-F. et al. 2008, Núñez-Avellaneda and Rojas-Robles 2008, Núñez-Avellaneda and Neita 2009, Neita-Moreno 2011, Krajcik 2005, 2012, Breeschoten et al. 2013, Ratcliffe et al. 2013, 2015, Deloya et al. 2016, Gasca-Álvarez and Deloya 2016, Romero-López and Morón 2017.

Remarks.

Endrődi (1966) reported C. discolor  from Haiti with no further details. This record is either spurious or erroneous ( Ratcliffe and Cave 2015).