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......Hybochaetodus Arrow, 1909

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Scarabaeoidea
Hybosoridae
Anaidinae

Hybochaetodus erugocarinatus Ocampo.
Photo by Federico C. Ocampo

 
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Distribution: Based on the available locality data, the two known species of Hybochaetodus occur in the highlands of Peru between 2,900-4,000 m in elevation. Hybochaetodus flaco is known only from the type locality where it occurs in sympatry with H. obscurus.

 
 
 
   
 

Composition: 4 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: Hybochaetodus species are attracted to dung.

   
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Author: Federico C. Ocampo
Generated on: 13/DEC/2006
University of Nebraska State Museum - Division of Entomology