Friday, March 24, 2017

N. 62: T. Ochi & M. Kon

G. it. Ent., 14 (62): 775-792
March 2017

Notes on the coprophagous scarab-beetles
(Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae)
from Southeast Asia. XXVIII
A new genus
and three new subgenera of the genus Parascatonomus
        
by

TERUO OCHI * & MASAHIRO KON **

* 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.

Abstract - A new genus of Scarabaeinae Onthophagini - Uenoeus gen. nov. - is described for Parascatonomus pseudoriekoae Ochi, Kon & Masumoto, 2012. Pseudonthophagus Balthasar is regarded as a subgenus of the genus Parascatonomus. Further, three new subgenera are described for Parascatonomus: Peculiaricerus subgen. nov., Granulidorsum subgen. nov., and Necramator subgen. nov.