Wednesday, March 23, 2016

N. 61: T. Ochi, M. Kon & M. V. L. Barclay

G. it. Ent., 14 (61): 415-448
March 2016

A Review of the Subgenus Pseudophanaeomorphus Ochi
of the genus Onthophagus
(Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae)

by

TERUO OCHI *, MASAHIRO KON ** & MAXWELL V. L. BARCLAY ***

* Kôhûdai 5-21-6, Toyono-cho, Toyono-gun, Osaka, 563-0104 JAPAN.
** Pressance Kyodai-Higashi 406, Nishida-cho 116-3, Jodoji, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8417 JAPAN.
*** Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, ENGLAND.

Abstract - Pseudophanaeomorphus, a subgenus of the genus Onthophagus, is reviewed. Eight new species are described: O. (P.) baramtagal sp. nov. from Borneo, O. (P.) borneotagal sp. nov. from Borneo, O. (P.) mulutagal sp. nov. from Borneo, O. (P.) palawantagal sp. nov. from Palawan, O. (P.) pasotagal sp. nov. from the Malay Peninsula, O. (P.) cupreotagal also from the Malay Peninsula, O. (P.) ranongjohkii sp. nov. from Thailand and O. (P.) sulawesijohkii sp. nov. from Sulawesi. A key to the species of Onthophagus (Pseudophanaeomorphus) is provided.