n African Entomology - Review of the South African species of Erichson, 1847 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) commonly known as large wattle chafers

Volume 22, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



A review of the three known species of occurring in South Africa is provided, including a dichotomous key, illustrations of diagnostic features, distribution maps and notes on natural history. Lectotypes are designated for Burmeister, 1855, and Arrow, 1943. Machatschke, 1955 syn. nov. is regarded here as conspecific with .

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