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Revision of a Australoxenella Howden & Storey in Australia (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae)

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Storey, R.I. and Howden, H.F. (1996) Revision of a Australoxenella Howden & Storey in Australia (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 39 (2). pp. 365-380.


Publisher URL: http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/organisation/publications/journals/


Australoxeneffa Howden & Storey, the only Australian member of the aphodiine tribe Stereomerini, is revised. Eleven species are described of which the following are new: concinna, kalpara, midgee, mirreen, moogoon, peckonim, teeta, wurrook, zborowskii.

Relationships between species are discussed. Most new specimens were taken in flight interception traps. No information is available on the biology of these suspected termitophiles.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission of the © Queensland Museum.
Keywords:Coleoptera; Scarabaeidae; Aphodiinae; Australoxenella; taxonomy.
Subjects:Science > Zoology > Invertebrates > Insects
Live Archive:09 Jul 2004
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:47

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