oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A revision of the African Ochodaeidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea)

Volume 50, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Four genera of Ochodaeidae occur in Africa, Ochodaeus Serville, Chaetocanthus Phinguey, Namibiotalpa gen. nov. and Synochodaeus Kolbe.Eight new species Ochodaeus, one of Chaetocanthus, one of Namibiotalpa and two of Synochodaeus are descriptionbed. Keys are provided to the genera and species and all species are descriptionbed and their distribution mapped.

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