Revista mexicana de biodiversidad
versión On-line ISSN 2007-8706versión impresa ISSN 1870-3453
OCAMPO, Federico C.. The Central American genus Aporolaus, new status and taxonomic revision (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae: Hybosorinae). Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2010, vol.81, n.3, pp.701-704. ISSN 2007-8706.
The hybosorine genus Aporolaus Bates is taxonomically revised. The genus was previously considered as synonym of Dicraeodon Erichson and, based on a detailed morphological study, is reinstated herein. A generic description and diagnosis for A. fimbriatus Bates, the only known species in the genus, is provided along with illustrations of diagnostic characters. A lectotype is designated for A. fimbriatus Bates.
Palabras llave : Central America; Hybosoridae; taxonomy; Aporolaus.