Omorgus suberosus (Fabricius, 1775)

Ziani, Stefano, Bezděk, Aleš, Branco, Tristão, Hillert, Oliver, Jákl, Stanislav, Král, David, Mantič, Marion, Rössner, Eckehard & Sehnal, Richard, 2015, New country records of Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) from the Palaearctic Region, Insecta Mundi 2015 (409), pp. 1-36: 3-4

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5181742

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scientific name

Omorgus suberosus (Fabricius, 1775)
status

 

Omorgus suberosus (Fabricius, 1775)  

Material examined. CANARY ISLANDS: Fuerteventura, Costa Calma, xii.1998, K. Hůrka coll. [probably not captured by himself] (1 spec. in DKCP). MOROCCO: Salé [Rabat airport env., numerous spec. under dog carcass, I. Jeniš pers. comm.], 16.v.1991, I. Jeniš leg. (2 spec. in DKCP).

Distribution. Widespread in the New World from Canada to south Argentina including Galapagos Archipelago ( Vaurie 1962; Scholtz 1990). Introduced by man to Australia (known also from Fiji and New Caledonia) ( Scholtz 1986), the Cape Verde Islands ( Landin 1963) and Spain, where it became established and is quite widely distributed ( Bercedo-Páramo 1997; Martín-Piera and López-Colón 2000). Accidentally introduced specimens recorded from Belgium (“in shipments of wool from Buenos Aires to the factories in Belgium ”) ( Vaurie 1962) and the Czech Republic ( Batet and López-Colón 1995). First records from the Canary Islands and Morocco.

Responsible author: D. Král

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Trogidae

Genus

Omorgus