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A new flightless species of Aulacopris White from north Queensland (coleoptera : scarabaeidae : scarabaeinae)

Storey, R.I. (1986) A new flightless species of Aulacopris White from north Queensland (coleoptera : scarabaeidae : scarabaeinae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 22 (2). pp. 197-203.

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Abstract

Aulacopris mallhewsi sp. nov. is described from mountains behind Cape Tribulation in northern Queensland. Its nearest relatives are in southeastern Queensland. The species is the smallest in the genus and is flightless. Individuals engaged in ball making and ball rolling activities in the laboratory.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission of the © Queensland Museum.
Keywords:Queensland; Scarabaeidae; Scarabaeinae; beetles; flightless species.
Subjects:Science > Zoology > Invertebrates > Insects
Deposited On:09 Jul 2004
Last Modified:18 Apr 2011 03:25

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