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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.8 no.3 Manaus July/Sept. 1978 


New species of Stenocrates from Brazil (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)

Brett C. Ratcliffe* 

*— Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus.


Six new species of Stenocrates (Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) are described from the Amazon Basin of Brazil: S. rionegroensis, S. varzeaensis, S. inpai, S. amazonicus, S. ariasi, and S. laceyi. The females of S. haackae Ratcliffe and S. popei Endrödi are reportd for the first time and briefly characterized. Stenocrates popei is listed from Brazil and constitutes a new country record.

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