oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new genus of Melolonthinae from southern Africa (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)

Volume 50, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



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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