A new species of Ectinohoplia from Laos with notes on some other species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)

Abstract : 

Ectinohoplia ctenicera sp. nov. from Laos is described. The new synonyms (Spinohoplia Sabatinelli, 1997 = Ectinohoplia Redtenbacher, 1868; Ectinohoplia hispidula Reitter, 1903 = Ectinohoplia davidis Fairmaire, 1889; Ectinohoplia tonkinensis Moser, 1912 = Ectinohoplia guttaticollis Fairmaire, 1900) and combinations (Spinohoplia ahrensis = Ectinohoplia ahrensis (Sabatinelli, 1997) comb. nov.; Ectinohoplia dalatella = Hoplia dalatella (Prokofiev, 2012) comb. nov.; Ectinohoplia pictipes = Hoplia pictipes (Fairmaire, 1889) comb. nov.) are proposed. The validity of E. guttaticollis is confirmed


Keyword : 

Ectinohoplia, Hoplia, taxonomy, South-East Asia


Author(s) : , A. M. Prokofiev
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