Glaresis, Erichson, 1848

Gordon, Robert D. & Hanley, Guy A., 2014, Systematic revision of American Glaresidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea), Insecta Mundi 2014 (333), pp. 1-91: 12

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Key to species of Glaresis  - Phoenicis group

1. Apical metatrochanteral border with 3 or 4 small teeth; posterior margin of metafemur with long, strong tooth next to trochanter ( Fig. 11GView Figures 11) ............................... G. clypeata Van Dyke 

— Metatrochanteral border without teeth, sometimes appearing serrate; posterior margin of metafemur without strong tooth, may have blunt angulation ................................................ 2

2(1). Head surface punctate from clypeal apex to posterior eye margin; anterior clypeal margin with low tubercle or swelling on each side of median emargination ( Fig. 8BView Figures 8) ................................... ............................................................................................................... G. dakotensis Gordon 

— Head surface tuberculate, tubercles moderate to strong; anterior clypeal margin lacking tubercle or swelling on each side of middle (except G. imitator  ) ............................................................ 3

3(1). Posterosuperior margin of metafemur with a single tooth ( Fig. 10GView Figures 10); tubercles on head large, dense; apical clypeal tubercles large, pronounced ( Fig. 10BView Figures 10); lateral metatibial margin with teeth mostly equal in length except single median tooth pronounced (Fig.) ............................ ................................................................................................................... G. medialis Gordon 

— Teeth absent on posterosuperior margin of metatafemur; tubercles on head small, sparse, or large, dense; apical clypeal tubercles small or large; lateral metatibial margin without pronounced median tooth ( Fig.10FView Figures 10) .............................................................................................................. 4

4(3). Posterior metafemoral margin with blunt, angulate tooth next to trochanter ( Fig. 7FView Figures 7) .......... 6

— Posterior metafemoral margin without angulate tooth ( Fig. 5FView Figures 5) ............................................... 5

5(4). Metatrochanteral border without teeth; median lobe of male genitalia narrowed medially, appearing “pinched” ( Fig. 5EView Figures 5); in California known from Imperial and San Bernardino Counties .......... ................................................................................................................. G. montenegro  , n. sp.

— Metatrochanteral border with 3 small, blunt teeth; ( Fig. 6GView Figures 6); median lobe of male genitalia with sides straight in basal 2/3, evenly curved to apex in apical 1/3 ( Fig. 6FView Figures 6); known only from type locality, Riverside Co., California ................................................................. G. yanegai  , n. sp  .

6(4). Clypeal apex with large, strong tubercle on each side of median emargination ( Fig. 9BView Figures 9); Mexico, Sonora ........................................................................................................... G. imitator  , n. sp. — Clypeal apex without tubercle on each side of median emargination ( Fig. 7BView Figures 7); Arizona, California ........................................................................................................................ G. phoenicis Fall