Omorgus suberosus (Fabricius, 1775)

Taboada-Verona, Carlos, Sermeño-Correa, Carlos, Sierra-Serrano, Oscar & Noriega, Jorge Ari, 2019, Checklist of the superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Insecta, Coleoptera) in an urban area of the Caribbean Colombia, Check List 15 (4), pp. 579-594: 589

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/15.4.579

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038F9706-FFCD-5458-BFCA-350538171490

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Omorgus suberosus (Fabricius, 1775)
status

 

Omorgus suberosus (Fabricius, 1775)  

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Geographic distribution. America ( Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezu- ela) ( Scholtz 1990, Deloya 2000, Ratcliffe 2002, Aballay et al. 2008, Diéguez 2008, Correa et al. 2013, Baena et al. 2015, Salazar and Donoso 2015). In Colombia: Atlántico, Cesar, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Magdalena, and Norte de Santander ( Scholtz 1990, Neita-Moreno 2011).

Material examined, new record. Colombia, Sucre, Sincelejo, University of Sucre campus (09°18′52″N, 075°23′18″W), 2016/05/23, MZUSU E02646 View Materials (1♀).

Identification. This species can be distinguished from the other Omorgus species   by its 10-segmented antennae and a 3-segmented club, an abdomen with 5 visible sternites, the pygidium covered by the elytra, the elytra with a rough appearance and protruding longitudinally arranged tubercles.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Trogidae

Genus

Omorgus