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Acta Amazonica

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

Acta Amaz. vol.8 no.2 Manaus June 1978 


A new species of Trox from the Amazon Basin with new distributional records for Central American Trox (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)

Brett C. Ratcliffe* 

*— Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus.


Trox juglans is described as new from the Amazon Basin in Brazil, and new distribution records are given for Trox fulginosus Robinson, T. loxus Vaurie, T. punctatus Germar, T. tomentosus Robinson, and T. variolatus Melsheimer.


É descrita uma nova espécie de Troginae — Trox juglans (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) da Bacia Amazônia brasileira. Foram encontradas novas localidades de distribuição para as espécies Trox fulglnosus Robinson, T. loxus Vaurie. T. punctatus Germar, T. tomentosus Robinson, e T. variolatus Melsheimer.

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