A revision of the African Ochodaeidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea)

  • Scholtz C
  • Evans A
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Four genera of Ochodaeidae occur in Africa, Ochodaeus Serville, Chaetocanthus Phinguey, Namibiotalpa gen. nov. and Synochodaeus Kolbe.Eight new species Ochodaeus, one of Chaetocanthus, one of Namibiotalpa and two of Synochodaeus are described. Keys are provided to the genera and species and all species are described and their distribution mapped.

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  • african ochodaeidae
  • chaetocanthus
  • coleoptera scarabaeoidea
  • illustrations
  • namibiotalpa
  • ochodaeus
  • synochodaeus

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  • C H Scholtz

  • a V Evans

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