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Review of New World Aegialiini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae), with descriptions of two new genera from South America

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Insecta Mundi
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  • Coleoptera
  • Scarabaeidae
  • Aphodiinae
  • Aegialiini
  • Argeremazus
  • Amerisaprus

Abstract

Twonewtaxa of Aegialiini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae) are describedfromSouthAmerica: Argeremazus neuquen Stebnicka and Dellacasa, n.gen, n.sp, and Amerisaprus valdivia Stebnicka and Skelley, n.gen, n.sp. Both genera are presently monotypic. Discussion on the generic status of Caelius Lewis is presented. A key to genera and checklist of aegialiine taxa occurring in the New World are presented.

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