Glaresis, Erichson, 1848

Gordon, Robert D. & Hanley, Guy A., 2014, Systematic revision of American Glaresidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea), Insecta Mundi 2014 (333), pp. 1-91: 8

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Glaresis  - Ecostata Group

Description. Size large, length 3.0 to 5.0 mm. Clypeal apex straight, smooth, angled posteriorly ( Fig. 2BView Figures 2). Pronotal fovea completely lacking ( Fig. 2CView Figures 2). Elytral striae flat or weakly convex. Metasternum with surface ridges unmodified ( Fig. 2DView Figures 2). Metatasternal surface with ridges unmodified. Metasternal groove absent. Mesotibia with about 5 spines on outer margin, mesotibial apex not produced; posterior metatrochanteral margin tridentate ( Fig. 3FView Figures 3). Metatibia deeply incised apically on inner and outer margins ( Fig. 2GView Figures 2). Apex of 5th abdominal ventrite truncate in both sexes.

Remarks. The ecostata group contains 3 species and is the most easily recognized group within the genus.