oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new genus of Melolonthinae from southern Africa (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
|Article Title||A new genus of Melolonthinae from southern Africa (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Entomology, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Sep 1987|
|Pages||363 - 370|
|Keyword(s)||Clypeal structure, Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Illustrations, Melolonthinae, Oedanomerus, T. aberrans, Trichinopus and Type-species|
Scapanoclypeus gen. nov. is descriptionbed and compared in a key to a Oedanomerus Waterhouse and Trichinopus Waterhouse. Trichinopus aberrans Frey is designated as its type-species, resulting in the new combination of S. aberrans (Frey). Five additional species are descriptionbed as new. An illustrated key to the known species of the genus is presented.
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