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Zootaxa. 2015 Feb 20;3920(2):291-300. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3920.2.5.

A review of the genus Chalcocopris Burmeister, 1846 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae), with description of a new species.

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1
Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari (DISB), via Saffi 2, 61029, Urbino (PU).; Email: unknown.
2
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Département Systématique et Évolution, Entomologie, UMR 7205, Paris, France. Permanent Address: Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Instituto de Biociências, Departamento de Biologia e Zoologia, Av. Fernando Corrêa da Costa, 2367, Boa Esperança, 78060-900 - Cuiabá, MT, Brazil.; Email: vazdemello@gmail.com.

Abstract

Species included in the genus Chalcocopris Burmeister, 1846 are reviewed, including the description of a new species (Chalcocopris inexpectatus sp. nov.) from Central Brazil, and the designation of a neotype for Copris hesperus Olivier, 1789. Pictures, diagnostic characters and an identification key are provided.

PMID:
25781251
DOI:
10.11646/zootaxa.3920.2.5
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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