Glaresis, Erichson, 1848

Gordon, Robert D. & Hanley, Guy A., 2014, Systematic revision of American Glaresidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea), Insecta Mundi 2014 (333), pp. 1-91: 20-21

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Glaresis
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Key to species of Glaresis  - Inducta Group

1. Elytral striae raised, distinctly carinate, carinae nearly continuous ( Fig. 17A, CView Figures 17) ................... 2

— Elytral striae convex or nearly flat, not distinctly carinate, carinae reduced to short segments, or very short, serving only as setal bases ( Fig. 12AView Figures 12, 16EView Figures 16) ........................................................... 3

2(1). Posterolateral mesotibia with 4-5 spines on lateral margin, spinal bases widely separated ( Fig. 17DView Figures 17); metatibial surface with small, mostly oblique transverse ridges or carinae ( Fig.17FView Figures 17); size small, length 2.60 to 3.20 mm; body form short, stout, lateral margins of elytra slightly rounded medially ( Fig. 17AView Figures 17) ......................................................................................... G. inducta Horn 

— Posterolateral metatibia with 6 or more spines on lateral margin, spinal bases close together ( Fig. 18DView Figures 18); metatibial surface with coarse, dense armature composed of tubercles and ridges( Fig. 18FView Figures 18); size large, length 3.30 to 4.30 mm; body form comparatively more elongate, lateral margins of elytra not rounded medially ( Fig. 18AView Figures 18) ............................................ G. canadensis Brown 

3(1). Metasternal groove present, distinct ( Fig. 15DView Figures 15); southern Utah, Wyomng .................................. ...................................................................................................................... G. sabulosa  , n. sp.

— Metasternal groove not visible or only slightly so ( Fig. 13DView Figures 13); Arizona, southern California, South America ............................................................................................................................ 4 

4(1). Elytral striae flat, or nearly so, strial carinae reduced to setal bases ( Fig. 12CView Figures 12); Arizona, southern California, South America ......................................................................................................... 5 

— Elytral striae raised, strial carina composed of widely separated carinal segments ( Fig.16EView Figures 16); El Paso Co., Texas ............................................................................................. G. warneri  , n. sp  .

5(4). Posterior metatrochanteral margin serrate, with large tooth near metafemur ( Fig. 14HView Figures 14); posterior metafemoral margin with tooth ( Fig. 14HView Figures 14); South America ........... G. fritzi Martinez et al. 

— Posterior metatrochanteral margin not serrate, without large tooth; posterior metafemoral margin without tooth; not known from South America ....................................................................... 6

6(5). Outer margin of metatibia with pronounced, continuous, wide shelf-like projection extended about 1/2 width of metatibia ( Fig. 12FView Figures 12); mesotibia with 4 or 5 spines on external margin ( Fig. 12DView Figures 12); spines on posterosuperior metatrochanteral surface widely separated; Kelso Dunes, San Bernardino Co., California ........................................................................ G. arenata Gordon   

Outer margin of metatibia with posteromedian projection not shelf-like, usually not extended more than 1/3 width of metatibia ( Fig. 13GView Figures 13)  ; mesotibia with 6 or more spines on external margin; spines on posterosuperior metrochanteral surface narrowly spaced ( Fig. 13HView Figures 13); Arizona ............................................................................................................... G. zvirgzdinsi Warner