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......Anaides Westwood, 1845

Classification  
Superfamily......
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Scarabaeoidea
Hybosoridae
Anaidinae


Anaides quinckei Ocampo.
Photo by Federico C. Ocampo

 
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Distribution: Central America, South America, and the West Indies. Its distribution includes the following countries: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras,  Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Dominican Republic (fossil).  Anaides species are primarily found in low- and mid-elevation tropical forests between 20° N and 20° S latitudes, and they have been collected from near sea level to 4,000 m altitude.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 

Composition: 13 species

 

 

 

Revision: Ocampo, F. C. 2006. Phylogenetic Analysis of the Scarab Family Hybosoridae and Monographic Revision of the New World Subfamily Anaidinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum, Vol. 19. 210pp.

 
 
 
   
 

Natural history: Species of Anaides are attracted to carrion and dung, which suggests these are their primary food sources. Specimens of Anaides species are attracted to light. Nothing is known about the biology of the larva of Anaides laticollis Harold (the only described larva of this genus).

 
 
 
 
   
 
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Author: Federico C. Ocampo
Generated on: 13/DEC/2006
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